Sunday, November 24, 2019
Maintaining Staff Morale
David Weinberger once said, "The smartest person in the room is the room." This poignant adage speaks to the power of collaborati...
Thursday, November 7, 2019
On the way to school, my daughter told me about the talent show going on today. I asked her if she needed money, and she indicated she ...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
The Unforgettable Interview
About 6 or 7 years ago, I interviewed a teacher named Jake Huggins. He seemed like a nice guy; he had a few years under his belt; and ...
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
The Girl with Red Hair
She was just being defiant. I was certain I needed to suspend her. She had streaks of bright red hair - like fire engine red! We had...
Thursday, January 3, 2019
How Will Your Staff Remember You?
If you're an educational leader, you may have led (or will lead) hundreds, if not thousands of teachers, counselors, librarians, caf...
Monday, December 31, 2018
Life is Beautiful
One of my favorite movies is an Italian film called, "Life is Beautiful." (The film has nothing to do with this post... but if...
Sunday, December 30, 2018
Reflections on Exceptional Teachers
When I think back on my teachers who were most effective, there is something they all had in common: they all seemed excited to be...
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