Inspiring Educators Who Inspire Future Leaders

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

Preschoolers, Praise, and the Power of Yet

Harnessing the power of yet!

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Failure – Not a Weakness

Without failure we accomplish nothing.

November 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

Valuing Mistakes

Finding value in every mistake is an essential skill for students to master.

May 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Failure as Part of the Instructional Process

I don’t know about you but I love to explore the many ideas and perspectives available through the TED Talk series. Whatever the topic, I find these talks relevant and … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

How Will You Fail Today?

I found this great photo today on Twitter that I could not wait to share. The author of the photo frames a question that could be asked by anyone. “What would you attempt … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Educational Philosophy

Growth Mindset = try+fail+try again! Best equation to teach children inside (and outside) the classroom. tlb

February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to Build Grit in Kids?

What’s the best predictor of success in a child’s life? “Grit,” says psychologist Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth.  “Gritty kids, according to Dr. Duckworth, possess the passion and perseverance it takes … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 3 Comments