As new leaders arrive, help them understand, deeply and quickly, what holds the district together and why "we do these things here."
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August 27, 2015
August 25, 2015
Yet do we socialize students from the very beginning to be confident lifelong learners? We might not.
August 23, 2015
To assume that teachers gather in a lounge to spend time whining is to assume the leaders either ignore it, allow it, or are part of it. The insult touches us all.
August 20, 2015
What if goals were limited and crafted to invite attention to all of the four domains: work, home, community, and self?
August 18, 2015
Some of us are not built to be self-promoters or leaders of movements but these are essential for educational leaders now.
August 16, 2015
Given that listening appears to contribute to the wellbeing of the individual, the wealth of the economy, and for peace, I invite educators to think about investing in teaching listening, starting at the primary school.
August 13, 2015
Developing and sustaining a learning organization capable of growth is one of the most important jobs of school leaders.
August 11, 2015
In the midst of all the urgent and controversial, these educators have discovered that their states of mind are within their control.
August 09, 2015
Exploring the cultural values that students are exposed to, and guiding them through an honest exploration of what they think and feel about those values before embracing them, is future building.
August 06, 2015
"There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children." - Nelson Mandela