Monthly Archives: November 2013

Boomers vs. Boomerangs

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/atwork-advice-a-baby-boomer-boss-a-millennial-staffer-and-a-problem/2013/10/17/8e7c0136-2617-11e3-ad0d-b7c8d2a594b9_story.html I came across this article and immediately had a flashback of Pink’s book on motivation. This opinion piece highlights some of the fundamental differences regarding workplace expectations between older and younger generations of workers. I think every job field … Continue reading

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Can You Listen Too Well?

Last week we discussed trust in leadership. While it is important to earn the trust of your followers, I think it is important to note that as a leader, a 100% trust rate is nearly impossible. Not everyone will agree … Continue reading

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Changing a Conflicting Culture

Do you remember your first day as a new teacher?  There was so much to learn!  The information about the norms and expectations were coming from all angles.  But did you ever expect that learning the culture or even changing … Continue reading

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West Orange Florida Homecoming King and Queen

http://wtvr.com/2013/10/16/two-teens-with-down-syndrome-named-homecoming-king-and-queen/ A High School in West Orange Florida crowns the first homecoming king and queen with down syndrome. The principal, football team and students all agreed that this would be the right thing to do. They didn’t do it because … Continue reading

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Empowering School Leaders in the Classroom

As we all know, school leaders are not restricted to the offices occupied by administrators at the entrance of a school. Current and potential educational leaders can also be right there in the classrooms. An article featured in Scholastic Instructor highlights … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Tail

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/10/business/they-loved-your-gpa-then-they-saw-your-tweets.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0 As educators and leaders, it is our job to help our students understand the potential repercussions  of technology.  

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Artist Puts Disney Princess Filter on Real Life Female Role Models

I came across this and had to share. As my three-year old niece is currently in a princess-obsessed phase, I am interested in not only her obsession with princesses, but also potentially using her interest as a tool to open … Continue reading

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