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Does the Peter “Principal” work here?

So often in education, we see promotions from within the field.  Perhaps not from within schools or school divisions, but for the most part, it is teachers who decide that they want to take the next step into leadership by … Continue reading

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Reimagining the Classroom

       Theodore Levitt said that “creativity is thinking up new things.  Innovation is doing new things.” Today’s educators are facing the pressures of standardized testing, school accreditation, meeting the diverse needs of students, keeping up with technology, bridging … Continue reading

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Women in Leadership

  According to Beyoncé, “Girls run the world.”  If this is actually the case, then who’s hiding all the women in educational administration?  This is my third class in the ELPS Program.  Ninety percent or more of the peers in … Continue reading

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Who Do You See? The Conversation of Identity…

Multiracial individuals are more likely to have a heightened awareness of race as a social construct than monoracial individuals. (Shih, Bonam, Sanchez, Peck, 2007) With research also showing that racial identity is directly linked to ability and that Asian/White and … Continue reading

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Embracing Culture and Diversity In The Classroom

America has always been a land of varying cultures. It’s classrooms, unfortunately, have not always reflected that. Today, when the US is home to more ethnicity and cultures than ever before in history, that diversity of cultures must be reflected … Continue reading

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Everyone Matters In The Jungle

There has been much debate and discussion about who really matters? Do black lives matter? Do blue lives matter? One of Aesop’s fables, the Lion and His Army, seeks to answer these questions. In the jungle, there are a diverse group … Continue reading

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The Selfie Generation Learns to Lead (or Not)

My four children who are now in their twenties and early thirties belong to the last generation who grew up without owning or being surrounded by cellphones until they were in late high school or even college. They, like the … Continue reading

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