The upside far outweighs the downside on this matter, but I'm certainly open to hearing more. It all comes down to the individual. As long as we remain cognizant of our behavior and boundaries at work, there is no reason why grown adults can't be friends, just because they met at work.
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December 06, 2018
December 03, 2018
Read how Michael Marchione is making sure students know they are more than just a number.
November 29, 2018
Each of us has a responsibility to share our stories the way we want to share them. If we choose not to be the owner of our personal brand, then other people will tell our stories for us and then we lose control over the reality of our spaces.
November 23, 2018
Relationships in education are key to success for everyone involved, but is it OK for teachers and administrators to be friends?
November 21, 2018
Gratitude is a feeling we should share more than we do. If we focus more on those who help to make us the best versions of ourselves, we can let down our walls and invite the vulnerability of growth and change the world.
November 19, 2018
Do you hate putting grades on report cards? Check out these tips to de-emphasize grading and focus on learning.
November 15, 2018
Now as a leader, looking back at the work I did to achieve this certification, I'm reminded of the dedication it took and how important it is for me to provide our team with the highest quality feedback and at the same time, encourage them to take on new professional challenges that will inspire them to keep moving forward.
November 08, 2018
The experience has profoundly impacted my views for any marginalized group at school. One of our basic human needs is to feel like we fit somewhere and if we don't feel safe in this way, the learning can never happen.
October 28, 2018
The heavy lifting is in their hands, just like with student learning. We can't do the learning for them, but we can provide all of the necessary ingredients for success to be possible.
October 21, 2018
I was very proud this weekend to be a part of my school community going to an Edcamp together. Some of whom were there for the first time. Watching them see it all for the first time was truly amazing, not to mention the fact that the Long Island EdCamp was so well attended, way more so than the first few I went to myself.