leadership

Why Passion Isn’t Enough

This post originally appeared on Starr Sackstein’s Education Week Teacher Column. Passion gets a lot of love and attention these days. And why wouldn’t it? People are naturally attracted to positive energy. It affirms an inner joy and creates a pleasant emotion. It’s a beacon in an environment of apathy, Read more…

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Teaching Is Just Not What It Used to Be

“Teaching is just not what it used to be.”  I translate this to mean… -Teaching now requires more work -Teaching now requires less control -Teaching now requires higher accountability These 3 statements encompass most of the complaints we hear today: longer hours, working in the summer, too many mandates, too Read more…