Inspiring Educators Who Inspire Future Leaders

Student Engagement in the Age of COVID-19

Maintaining high levels of student engagement in the age of COVID-19 is the topic of the year, and I argue will continue to be the chief focus as schools move … Continue reading

February 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

How to Help Minority Students Feel That They Belong

  There is a renewed interest in how to increase the sense of belonging of minority students in higher education. The question of belonging is relevant in education at every … Continue reading

February 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

“Becoming Other-Centered”: Dr. King’s Call to Serve in the 21st Century

As we begin the second half of the 21st century, let’s all strive to be “more other-centered than self-centered.”

January 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Letting Your Learners Experience Productive Struggle — User Generated Education

Increasing student engagement and productivity in Maker spaces.

July 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Building Self Efficacy in Children

“Real success at the end of the college process may not be acceptance into the “biggest, brand name college.”

July 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Can Courage Be Taught? Yes, Inside Courageous Schools!

How will you model courageous leadership in your school this year? How will you help your school be a courageous place for every child? 

July 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Why Creating Systems for Authentic Relationship Building in Schools is Essential to Teaching and Learning

The momentum to make social-emotional learning an integral part of the day-to-day operation of schools in the U.S. is higher than it has ever been.

January 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Dream Deferred? Teaching the Principles of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Young Children

Given the political climate, we are all living in today, this year’s national day of service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is even more important to me than any other year.

January 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Role Models

Our children are watching

September 18, 2017 · Leave a comment


“Those who have a strong sense of love and belonging have the courage to be imperfect.” 

September 6, 2017 · Leave a comment