If you haven't read Brene Brown's Dare to Lead, I strongly recommend it and not just for leaders, for anyone. Her voice is a strong and honest one that brings humor and humility to the front of the lessons she teaches.
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February 18, 2019
February 12, 2019
Since we only get one life, it is important to multitask less and live more.
February 07, 2019
It is important when we are doing this that we don't unintentionally assume the worst about our learners, adult or student, and give them every opportunity to share what they know and can do.
February 01, 2019
Leaders need to support their most adventurous teachers and here are some suggestions about how.
January 25, 2019
The way we communicate with our team matters, and making sure there are regular opportunities to share information that both shows we are listening and trying to support their needs is important.
January 20, 2019
As a profession, we need to work to innovate, see education as it needs to be now, and stop comparing it to what it was when we were doing it. The stakes are too high.
January 16, 2019
Learning is addictive. The adrenalin that comes from getting new information to share and try out gets me all kinds of inspired.
January 11, 2019
Since adult learning is a little more challenging than student learning, we have to let our learners process what they hear in a way that is dignified and works for them.
January 06, 2019
If you need convincing as to why project-based learning is the way to go, I strongly recommend Making Learning Whole by David Perkins. It's a quick but meaningful read that is accessible.
January 03, 2019
Our imaginations are very powerful tools, and there is no reason why we can't allow students, even encourage them, to explore those places of themselves in the learning they do, straight up through college. The bigger we can dream, the better we can make this world.