Tag: messaging matters

Next week, I have the privilege of gathering together with educators and school leaders for a Leadership & Learning Conference in Norman, Oklahoma. Guest speakers Jeff Zoul, Jack Berckemeyer, and Christine Handy will be on hand to share best practices. I’m looking forward to circling up with other educators who enjoy being life-long learners. Gearing […]

Read More PMP:Encore079 Whose Permission Are You Waiting For?

Last week I was walking back to my car from a visit to Oklahoma’s state capitol, when I saw a line of reporters, police, and education supporters stopped in front of me. I just happened to be on the street where Tulsa Public School Superintendent Deborah Gist and others from her community were arriving from […]

Read More PMP:110 Six Tips for Education Advocacy

This summer my wife and I will celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. For some reason, I’ve never thought of myself as older, but I realize now that I’m preparing for this anniversary, my children may categorize me that way. My wife, however, will forever be my young bride. This reminds me of a story: An […]

Read More PMP:101 Strategies for Messaging with Teachers

This summer my wife and I will celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. For some reason, I’ve never thought of myself as older, but I realize now that I’m preparing for this anniversary, my children may categorize me that way. My wife, however, will forever be my young bride. This reminds me of a story: An […]

Read More PMP:101 Strategies for Messaging with Teachers

Invisibilia is a fascinating podcast about the invisible forces that affect us without us being aware. In a January 29, 2015 episode, the reporters narrating the episode were talking about a phenomenon known as “entanglement.” They began by describing a physics experiment where scientists have been able to isolate particle atoms in separate locations, change […]

Read More PMP:069 Entanglement & Why Messaging Matters

Occasionally my wife will remind me when it’s been awhile since I’ve cleaned out my closet. So I’ll take time to sort out clothes I don’t wear anymore. When that happens, I can easily fill a couple of trash bags with items to donate to our local Goodwill Store. Summer break is a great time […]

Read More PMP:067 Wrapping Up Your School Year—Planning for Summer Break