A Simple Conversation: Humanity (kind of) Restored
I hate going to the store, but today I did and I am actually glad. Because today a simple conversation restored a little bit of my faith…
Mar 14, 2019 / 6min read. Read More
Parent Advocacy and Engagement: What are you willing to fight for?
In a time when there is a call for innovation in education, parents need to wonder: What if nothing systematically changes for my kids and…
Mar 12, 2019 / 5min read. Read More
Are we cheating them?
The national dialogue on education continues to struggle between two things: what adults are comfortable with and what students deserve.
Feb 27, 2019 / 3min read. Read More
We are all Digital Citizens: So what are we going to do about it?
We often think that kids are the only individuals in need of training, education, or support when it comes to navigating this digital…
Feb 25, 2019 / 5min read. Read More
The essential art of not giving a *uck
Advocating for kids can be hard, when we struggle with systems that are not easily changed there comes a time to quit or keep fighting.
Feb 02, 2019 / 4min read. Read More
The Art of the Unstuck
Five Actions to move your Organization from Unstuck
Jan 30, 2019 / 5min read. Read More
Why look at a score, when the score isn’t the school
After the repositioning of American education (most notable with the advent of No Child Left Behind) the idea of Adequate Yearly Progress…
Jan 25, 2019 / 5min read. Read More
If we (just) build it, they won’t come
We spend more than 45 billion dollars each year building new schools, many of which are innovative. But does new construction alone matter?
Jan 16, 2019 / 4min read. Read More
Enough already: Do report cards need to go?
Report cards have been a part of education since the early 1900s. While they’ve changed in format, scale, and depth; there really has never…
Jan 15, 2019 / 5min read. Read More
Data systems in education: Can we move from reporting to informing?
How rethinking data in education creates a new means of informing teaching, leadership, and parents/families of students in our classrooms.
Jan 08, 2019 / 5min read. Read More