Monthly Archives: March 2016

Motivational Video Relevant to Purpose as Discussed in Drive by Daniel Pink

This motivational video asks questions and presents viewpoints that are relevant to teachers as they consider their purpose for being in the profession.

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Daniel Pink’s Drive As It Relates to Autonomy in Education

This article examines how educators can have autonomy in the classroom. The author takes a look at how giving a teacher or employee autonomy differs from empowering them.  He looks at giving them Autonomy though the for 4Ts: Task, Time, Technique, … Continue reading

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Reaping What We Sow

Our Teacher Diversity Problem Is Not Just About Recruitment. It’s About Retention. In this article, Neason explores the idea that growing teachers to reflect the diversity of students in our school may seem difficult, but the difficulty may lie more … Continue reading

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Children are Our Future Leaders

Are we setting our children up for failure and not as future leaders? Today’s society seems to embrace the mentality of “everyone gets a trophy”.  Go to any kid’s end of the season soccer game and the whole team gets … Continue reading

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PROCESS Praise

What type of person are we cultivating when we only praise the product without considering the effort?  The average age to learn to ride a two- wheel bike is around five years old.  However, this is just a guideline.  Some … Continue reading

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Levels of Leadership

Last weekend I participated in my church’s leadership retreat. These two days were set aside to motivate and inspire the leaders within the church so that we might effectively carry out the vision of our church. Our theme this year … Continue reading

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Inclusivity at its Best!

After spending most of last nights class discussing diversity, inclusion, and thriving I was immediately struck by this news report this morning: http://www.today.com/health/5th-graders-form-sign-language-club-communicate-deaf-classmate-t77386 The article discusses a young boy who is deaf but began middle school with an interpreter this … Continue reading

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