Twitter wars of the adults have become unhinged. Now instead of pointing to adult behavior as a model for proper behavior, we have none. It is up to schools to make a difference.
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March 20, 2018
February 06, 2018
It is the one-sided approach to curriculum that allows the avoidance of helping students understand the experience of 'the other'. It is in these lessons that the power to effectively change the way people think and act toward each other exists.
January 28, 2018
We can read these stories of abuse and follow the press about the uncovering of these cases with shock and shake our heads. Or we can take a look inside schools and see how we teach children.
January 18, 2018
We can contribute to the next generation of adults by circling the wagons and making sure each school environment is safely founded in a culture built upon courage, commitment, and empathy.
August 29, 2017
The moment to rediscover and recommit to values is now. The adults being led and students in our schools need a leader who is a model of integrity, inclusiveness, and consistency.
August 20, 2017
Trust has a role in student achievement greater than the attention it receives.
July 11, 2017
Guest blogger Jacob Lewis writes, "If teachers knew what kids like me need from them, more students would benefit from it than they might think."
June 27, 2017
Keeping students at the center, considering those invisible ones while reflecting on the mission statement that includes 'all' students, one can find motivation to challenge the way things are done, and find new ways to make 'all' students a reality.
June 22, 2017
Without courage, truth won't be told, schools won't change, students will continue to achieve based upon expectations that are limiting, gaps will remain, and systems will go along, but the children...what of them?
June 18, 2017
It has become a coming of age ritual for too many children as they find their way through name-calling and bullying while learning how to navigate the world of emotions.