What do we know, what can we be sure of, and what do we need to learn about how it feels to be a child in our schools?
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March 27, 2018
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 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.
December 21, 2017
Limiting speech and access to information is the antithesis of our purpose in a free and open democracy. The limits being placed on the internet and on speech in the CDC will affect our work, certainly.
November 19, 2017
It is about presence. It isn't just about Rotary or Kiwanis. It is also about church dinners and nonprofit fund raisers. It is business and police. It is clergy and senior citizens and parents and preschool providers. Is it too much to ask?
November 07, 2017
The traditional modes of teaching and learning are being disrupted form outside the schools walls and educators know that a richness for students will arrive when those walls become more permeable under teacher leadership.
October 26, 2017
The answer is not to "bring back" vocational training. The answer is to redefine vocational training and integrate it into the learning required for all students to graduate from high schools.
September 26, 2017
Unlike the POTUS, our actions will directly, and immediately impact children and families. So, we cannot be complacent.
September 24, 2017
Researchers some of our football players will live a lifetime battling behaviors and issues never knowing they are caused by those tackles they so loved when living their halcyon days of middle and high school.
September 17, 2017
When schools step up to consider new ways to engage and motivate students they should be lauded.