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April 02, 2013
March 26, 2013
How do we clarify our part in solving the complex set of causes that lead to such horrific actions? One thing is for sure...we must have help.
March 24, 2013
Let us hold true to making the tough choices, stop marginalizing those who may be different from us. Let us come together to make schools safe for girls, for boys, for those who are different by race or religion or ethnicity or sexual orientation.
March 17, 2013
We do not have the time to digest what the Common Core Standards are telling us to do. We need time and that essential time is not allowed. To add insult to injury, students and teachers are evaluated on test results that evaluate these standards that are new and yet unlearned.
March 12, 2013
If educators have not studied ethics, or at least done so as a personal journey, they will be ill prepared to handle these situations
March 10, 2013
As educational leaders we have a responsibility to be those models of moral integrity, of standing by our values and of making courageous decisions even when they are unpopular.
March 07, 2013
Principals have jobs that are rapidly changing and they have little control over the heart of the school...what is being taught and how and by whom. Even principals who have developed and support healthy, rich, nurturing, learning environments, know that they are chasing a moving target and tomorrow it might be different.
March 03, 2013
No school or district can arrive at success without a talented leader who is able to coalesce energy of teachers around a powerful vision, then motivate, measure and improve along the way - all while building sustainability.
February 28, 2013
Tom Sobol gives us an unusual opportunity to not only look at what he dreamed and how he tried, but how he felt along the way. This book offers us a bold and heartfelt story, told by a man now confined to a wheelchair, of the long and winding road leaders walk.
February 26, 2013
Since the implementation process is well underway, what can we do to be the transformers? How can we use this debilitating opportunity to actually improve our principals and teachers? This is worth doing. If we begin a new process and simply skim over it without honoring its value, its introduction may be accepted, but not attended to. We have to push against our institutional habit of clinging to the old ways.