Yet do we socialize students from the very beginning to be confident lifelong learners? We might not.
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August 25, 2015
August 20, 2015
What if goals were limited and crafted to invite attention to all of the four domains: work, home, community, and self?
July 30, 2015
Asking teachers to attend to the social-emotional development of their students without providing them with the environment in which social and emotional health is paramount is simply unreasonable.
July 16, 2015
Common routines and practices based on shared values relies on the leader's ability be creative, open minded, fair, and vision focused.
June 14, 2015
Teachers need great principals who need great superintendents in order to be successful with our students.
June 04, 2015
More than ever we, and the students in our charge, need parents as informed and active partners.
April 16, 2015
Changing the way teachers think about their students and their expectations of them may be the key, the missing piece to all the hard work being done in schools to help all students achieve.
March 26, 2015
The work being done to inform the public about new and emerging pedagogies can be the lever with which educational leaders can advocate for the structural changes to crusty old 20th century model.
March 17, 2015
Unless we grapple with the questions about proper use, potential outcomes and ethics regarding technology while students remain in our schools, the dangers inherent in the use of such powerful tools will graduate along with them.
March 04, 2015
There are questions about the value of national standards, the appropriate nature of some of the standards in the earlier grades, and angst about the use of standardized testing to change teaching and learning and evaluate students and teachers.