Sometimes my left elbow aches. I have a scar there from when I broke it falling from a horse almost twenty years ago. When it starts hurting, I can usually be certain the weather will turn stormy. My aching elbow reminds of another story. When I was a boy, I often helped on my Granddad’s […]
Tag: school climate
In a previous post, I shared Building Positive School Climates: 20 Ideas from Principals on ways to better serve school communities.
Last week I attended a gathering of innovative Oklahoma school leaders when we were asked for ideas on what’s working for our schools. So I jotted down 18 comments from principals to pass along for building positive school climates: Read More Part 2 Building Positive School Climates: 18 Ideas From Principals
School or work environments are like home environments–it doesn’t take long to figure out if you are in a happy, productive place or not.
Last week I was in Oklahoma City for a meeting with our principal association when we were each asked to share at least one idea on building positive environments from each of our schools.
It was so encouraging that I wanted to share them with you. Here are 20 ideas from 20 principals to inspire you to try something new in your school or organization: Read More Building Positive School Culture: 20 Ideas From Principals
flickr image via ephotography “Always smile back at little children. To ignore them is to destroy their belief that the world is good.” ~ Pam Brown This fall I began…
A new book is on the horizon. Innovative Voices in Education- Engaging Diverse Communities, is described by leading urban sociologist and Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University, Pedro Norguera…