Fostering Grit

I recently finished reading the book Fostering Grit, which is an ASCD Arias book (it is short enough to read in a 1 hour sitting) written by Thomas R. Hoerr. Every great educator knows that we can not only teach students content; that we must also teach character traits such as Read more…

We Can’t Make this Stuff Up!

School administrators encounter so many interesting situations that they were never prepared to deal. Even graduate level school leadership courses cannot prepare you for what actually happens. So often as we share stories of difficult situations with an administrative colleague we find ourselves saying, “I can’t make this stuff up!” Read more…