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A Closer Look at an Interview With Daniel Pink

January 28, 2015 |

Before the holidays, I read an interview with Daniel Pink in the September 2014 edition of Educational Leadership. The interview was conducted by Amy M. Azzam. Here is the link to the full interview: http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/sept14/vol72/num01/Motivated-to-Learn@-A-Conversation-with-Daniel-Pink.aspx I have captured some of the points Pink shares in the interview because I saw a strong connection to the read more

Using Quality Tools to Teach Student Leadership

January 26, 2015 |

Photo credit: Jennibelle Williams

If you’re looking for ideas to increase student engagement and learning, you’re not alone. As educators, we are constantly adapting to the learning styles of our students and figuring out how to teach content in ways that help students internalize what they learn. In Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences, Harvard education professor read more

School Spotlight: Downey Elementary—A Place for Parents Too

November 19, 2014 |

Downey Elementary

At Downey Elementary in Harrisburg, PA, students aren’t the only focus. Parents are too, and they know it. Principal Travis Peck said that since Downey Elementary began The Leader in Me process in 2013, the paradigm of leadership has spread through the school and the community and has positively impacted the parents. “We’re all about promoting the parents and read more