If the forever reality for oysters and for educators is that stress won't end, we surely need better ways to address it and sooner rather than later.
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October 31, 2017
October 29, 2017
If we haven't taught and demonstrated to our students that sexual harassment is not acceptable, why wouldn't they struggle to know how to deal with it in the workplace?
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.
October 24, 2017
Our painful racial days are not ancient history. If we are courageous enough and if we want to make a differnce, perhaps we can help the wounds heal and respect grow.
October 22, 2017
Common sense and a plethora of research demands we think and act differently in order to stop the growing stressors on our children and we must learn how to help them deal with this environment more effectively.
October 19, 2017
Problem-based classrooms require teachers to dare to let go of control of the learning and to take hold of the role of questioner, coach, supporter, and diagnostician.
October 17, 2017
Rather than assigning independent work because we always have, assign it with the knowledge that the practice will be correct and effective and supported with immediate feedback.
October 15, 2017
No lower standard serves anyone well even though it might fill vacancies quickly.
October 10, 2017
Let the good news and the bad news come from us. Tell the truth. Be honest. Set the context. Stay out front. Keep on message. Listen well. Anticipate.
October 03, 2017
Silveria's value based message wasn't tentative nor half-hearted. He told the gathering that they should be "outraged", that small ideas and horrific thinking needs to be replaced by a better idea. What would you do?