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Why Changing Mindsets in Kids Matters

” Create the best possible environment for your mindset to thrive and grow.  Everyone wants to be inspired, and if you have chosen education as your life’s work, you need to be that person.”

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Can Building Social Emotional Skills Increase Student Agency, and Decrease Behavior Issues?

A conversation with staff about “boots on the ground” in middle school when building social emotional skills and a growth mindset and questioning our results.  560 more words

Ignorance Cannot Be Bliss.

At the end of 2015, I read Amanda Ripley’s study of public education, “The Smartest Kids in the World.” One anecdote that has stuck with me was her interview with Finnish teachers. 375 more words


Great Schools Make Change for a Living

Change is a Good Thing

I can hear the tune now….and it’s music to my ears.

Maybe the fact that I grew up in a large family, moved  often, and never went to the same school twice until I was in high school, was great training for my role an a leader in education today.   548 more words

Do we actually value equity?

In the context of ending inequity in education the question of who is allowed to participate in the process of defining and making change is…

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Collective Action

What Would the World Be Like if Every Mother was Empowered to Reach her Full Potential?

December 9, 2015

My mother, like so many mothers, made my journey possible through her willingness to make sacrifice after sacrifice. But one thing she never should have had to sacrifice was her own education. 925 more words


High Frequency Ed Reform

100 High Frequency Education Reform Words

by @edifiedlistener

December 2015