We can no longer allow educators, leaders or teachers to dismiss technology as unimportant and social media as a nuisance.
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November 12, 2015
July 27, 2015
The potential for gender bias lies within all of us resulting in subtle messages that shape the young men and women in our schools for a society that is changing far too slowly.
May 14, 2015
Are white educators perpetuating the very negative behaviors in black students that socialize them differently than white students?
May 03, 2015
The system and structures that need to change are not just in education.
April 14, 2015
The leaders' capacity to be consistently unbiased, fair, and equitable as decisions are made establishes the values a school and its community hold, and increases the trust they have in their leader.
April 02, 2015
As educators, how girls and boys are treated and how adult behaviors are viewed can impact this next generation of men and women and their attitudes about women's role in leadership.
August 07, 2014
The bias that raged in the 20th century proved to serve no purpose other than to cause damage. As we have moved away from the exaggerated bias, fear mongering, and exclusion of those considered different from the majority, inclusion offers some healing.
April 30, 2014
In our words and actions, we must represent the good in America. We must hold the doors open to those who have found them closed. That's what educational leaders are called to do.
April 06, 2014
The current reality is that black and Hispanic youth are more likely to be suspended, educated in schools with less experienced teachers, and are less likely to take more rigorous classes in high school than their white peers. Although we may acknowledge poverty exists, do we truly know what cost it extracts?
October 20, 2013
As teachers and leaders, we can benefit from asking ourselves what we know and what we believe about how we inform our students about gender roles and leadership.