“The more we can get together and talk about various perspectives, feelings, beliefs, the better.” ~ William P. Leahy In his book, “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” author Steven Covey included an ambiguous optical illusion that is open to different interpretations. To some readers, the image is that of an old lady looking... Read more »

We live in a very public world. This is in large part thanks to the proliferation of blogs and media outlets as well as our own ability to share news, personal thoughts and updates instantly whenever our heart desires. While much of this information is of the same basic variety as news that was commonplace in the days of Web 1.0 or earlier, many of the
I recently shared some strategies and best practices to help teachers develop strong connections with their students. In this post I will shift the focus to parents. Parents may not sit in our classrooms on a regular basis but they still serve a crucial role in the education of their children. It is critical that teachers make every effort to connect with parents and