Public schools have the opportunity to impact more future citizens of the world than any other institution. Might we be able to impact rising violence by helping students learn how to deal with challenging emotions?
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October 27, 2013
October 24, 2013
The educational change debate is fueled by the new tests for students and the associated accountability systems. Debates rage about fundamental things like local control and individual choice.
October 22, 2013
School shootings have brought mental health issues to a new level of priority. We have a need for a society in which mental health issues can be discussed without fear and shame and where treatment is available for those who need it.
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.
October 17, 2013
Special needs children's lives are affected by Coach Hamilton's masterful acts of empathy and compassion. It is not a sweeping systemic change but it is monumental for the lives touched.
October 15, 2013
Will the Commissioner continue to dig in his heels, batten down the hatches, and move forward? Will some among us rise, not in hostility or opposition, but with the wisdom of elders to guide and open a path?
October 13, 2013
Commissioner King deserves better from us. We must be calm enough to do our best thinking not our fastest reacting. With respect and civility we may bring forth a conversation that rudeness and name calling will not.
October 10, 2013
MOOCs provide information, invite participation, invoke curiosity, and encourage learning. Isn't that what we want for all students?
October 08, 2013
If we change what we teach our children, we can do far more than make them 'college and career ready.' We can change our nation and its future.
October 06, 2013
Washington, pay attention and take a lesson from us. We make the most of a bad hand because we chose to lead!