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Building Effective School Teams

Building Effective School Teams

June 25, 2015 |

I recently read a great article on Edutopia about the characteristics of effective school teams. In “5 Characteristics of an Effective School Team,” Elena Aguilar wrote about her negative experiences on past teams and then talked about what makes her current experience positive. You can read the full article here: http://www.edutopia.org/blog/5-characteristics-effective-school-team-elena-aguilar. As I read the read more

How to Help Students by Being a Leading Learner

June 17, 2015 |

How to Help Students by Being a Leading Learner

“The nature of relationships among the adults within a school has a greater influence on the character and quality of that school and on student accomplishment than anything else.” – Roland S. Barth The quote above from Roland S. Barth’s article “Improving Relationships Within the Schoolhouse” has always intrigued me. Wanting to read more of read more

Combat Bullying with Kindness and Leadership

June 8, 2015 |

Combat bullying with kindness

After a middle-school student in Kentucky committed suicide, Green County Middle School (GCMS) started an anti-bullying campaign. The student and teacher Leader in Me Lighthouse Teams met and developed a plan in which they came up with the idea for a Random Acts of Kindness Week/21 Days of Random Acts of Kindness Challenge. During this read more