After this and every week of violence, we must remember, our students are watching. What are they thinking and what are they learning?
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July 10, 2016
June 02, 2016
Leadership voices have been directed at objection and resistance toward the national mandates and state implementations of them. The pull away from that toward voices raised with new vision and a plan can feel like the removal of a suction cup that has been securely attached to a wall.
May 29, 2016
As we probe diversity in the field of technology, minority involvement and inclusion in leadership seems to be a missing ingredient in the educational uses of and framing of technology in learning.
May 10, 2016
What we need are ideas—crazy, new ones that might never have worked before; but now we are 21st-century leaders in a 21st-century world. We need to push policymakers into their own unfamiliar places.
April 24, 2016
Bias cannot be outlawed. Laws can change our behaviors, not our beliefs. Beliefs change by choice and usually over time. It is a deeply personal process.
February 18, 2016
If we aspire to not see color and consider this the highest goal, then we are saying that we aspire to not acknowledging the unique perspective and life experience of the child before us.
December 15, 2015
Justice Scalia's remarks related to higher education, but their roots lie deeply buried in K-12 education.
November 15, 2015
The Mizzou story can be a reminder to all leaders that the care of any organization, whether a business, the K-12 system, or a higher education institution, ultimately rests on the moral principles of those in charge.
September 20, 2015
The treatment of Ahmed Mohamed should serve as a wake-up call for everyone to step back, just a moment, to reflect on our fears and our rushes to judgment.
June 30, 2015
Maybe now is the time to scour school buildings for signs, symbols, and rituals that unwittingly teach lessons unintended.