Inspiring Educators Who Inspire Future Leaders


Teaching children to persevere means we have to model this behavior, too. Be Fearless! tlb   Source

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

ABC’s of Fostering Grit

If you are a frequent visitor to principalaim then you know how essential I believe it is for children to develop the ability to persevere (so that hopefully they grow … Continue reading

March 5, 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

Influence of the Human Spirit

An avid sports fan, while watching this year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, I wonder what it really takes to compete at the extreme levels that professional athletes have to compete … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Room to Grow

“There’s always room to grow into something beautiful — even in the darkest and smallest of places.” OWN 

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Leap of Faith

In 2014, let’s encourage students to make the jump! tlb

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Grit: The Other 21st Century Skills

Originally posted on User Generated Education:
Due to the interest of my post The Other 21st Skills, I decided to discuss individually each of the skills or dispositions I proposed…

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

True Grit: The Best Measure of Success and How to Teach It | Edutopia

No matter how often you visit principalaim, there is one concept that I hope you consistently find in my work, and that is the notion that Grit is an essential … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Creating Resilient Children

Resilience is such a crucial skill set to teach in schools and at home. tlb

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Necessary Mistakes

Real learning takes place anytime mistakes are made.  Let’s help our students learn from their mistakes. tlb Source

January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment