When Mindfulness and Racism Intersect

The real title should have been when Mindfulness and Implicit Bias Intersect, but I needed to really get your attention. This is transformative stuff that so many of you have been grappling with over this emotionally charged and traumatic summer. Amber Warner and I...

Principal Guide for Closing 2019-20

One of my favorite Gary Larson cartoons depicts a frog who has made the mistake of thinking the underbelly of a jet plane was food. The frog’s expression is one of sheer fright and panic as he realizes not only is his ‘food’ is accelerating at a...

Teaching Your Students What Teaching Is All About

I taught 5th and 6th grade students. One year, can’t remember why, but I decided to teach my students Bloom’s Taxonomy. I suppose I was trying to help them see how their learning progresses from the basic skill to higher level thinking. But as I was...