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.
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January 28, 2018
January 25, 2018
We are in a difficult time. This time is one that we have no frame of reference. The polarization of sides, beliefs, values are extreme and are flaunted. We are called as educators to be awake and active.
January 23, 2018
Building consensus requires the leader to be certain everyone can let go, understand, agree, and support an idea. It is a social/emotional skill, not an administrative one.
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.
January 16, 2018
Student achievement and educating the 'whole child' can be seen in actions schools take. For that, school leaders must have courage to lead away from hesitations.
January 14, 2018
Unless there is consistent support and practice, with feedback and evaluation, too often what is read, experienced, and taught have only a moment's life span.
January 11, 2018
Guest blog author Mike Kuczala writes, ""State management is managing the brain/body emotional states of learners. Not something we've normally been exposed to in our educational experiences as a learner, teacher or leader."
January 09, 2018
Hiring is, arguably, the most important shared role of leaders and the governing body. It deserves and investment of time to listen openly and share perceptions and thoughts.
January 04, 2018
For all the conscious effort and good intention we put into establishing a communication system with the community, there will always be the other way they learn about us.
January 02, 2018
Then there are those children who choose to use bullying behaviors to meet their own needs. We need to develop alternative pathways for them.