Sometimes, we feel like boundary managers. It is part of our responsibility to create a "safe zone", to ensure schools can be set apart from the craziness of the swirling outside world.
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July 27, 2017
How will we maintain civility in our schools without acknowledging civility is being challenged daily by Trump's speeches and tweets from the holder of the highest office in the land?
July 25, 2017
If we are maintaining algebra courses for the sake of tradition or if algebra is the foundation of deductive reasoning and problem solving is the debate school leaders can engage now.
July 23, 2017
We need educators who are conversant in the reality of the workplace. We need counselors and teachers who open doors rather than limit options, we need business partners and we need a curriculum which includes workplace skills with an equal value to academic ones.
July 20, 2017
Why are high schools under the impression that they are preparing students for college and career, when colleges do not?
July 18, 2017
If the natural world can share messages and make accommodations through cultural means, how much easier should it be for us who can use words?
July 16, 2017
When encouragement and support are the partners of observation and evaluation, the process is worth the time it take.
July 13, 2017
The absence of role models imposes unconscious limitations on the career options children imagine.
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."
July 09, 2017
Curriculum is the developmental ecosystem of learning opportunities, strategically placed by teachers working together.