Tag Archives: #education

Crazy Ideas for Crazy Change

I have always wondered why teachers are some of the lowest paid people, and yet have one of the most important and crucial jobs. I will freely admit that this going to seem like an incredibly self serving post being … Continue reading

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PreK through…???A new “NON system” for Learners, A New Fellowship.

Have you ever had one of those gnawing ideas that sticks with you? You feel passionately that you want to make it a reality, but are struggling to figure out just how? Well this post is about that idea that … Continue reading

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If you do this, then you get…Why we need to stop trying to control our students.

I heard a great piece on the TED Radio hour podcast yesterday about motivation and what truly motivates people.  Daniel Pink described the candle experiment where people were tasked with building a candle holder using a box of tacks, a … Continue reading

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Trust, Mistakes, and Good Schools

Those first two words have to go hand in hand with our school.  What are we calling it anyhow?  Lets think on that.  Is it a system?  I think we should find a new word for it. District, System, Archdiocese, … Continue reading

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HR: Crucial for Great Schools

This culture of loving the school is that underlying driving force towards excellence, that carries people through the tough times. Continue reading

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Truths I Believe in…

Acknowledgements: I acknowledge that change is incredibly scary. I recently moved to the east coast, that was incredibly scary for me. I have changed careers and changed the path my career was going down multiple times, every time it is … Continue reading

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Finish See Life as it is…an Improv I have been thinking about the saying that “Life is an Improv”.  A colleague of mine who teaches improv said this to me the other day and I thought it was poignent.  It … Continue reading

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