Tag Archives: failure

About June: The madness!

The month of June is a fraught time for a school leader.  There are countless tasks to be completed and deadlines to be met before the end of the school year which is fast approaching.  More than once, in the midst of … Continue reading

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About teaching: So you think you can dance?

I’m not a good dancer. I’m not sure why really, I guess I’m just self-conscious about the way I look when I  dance. I shouldn’t be this way because I believe in a growth mindset.  Why worry about making mistakes … Continue reading

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About Courage: Why don’t we sing anymore?

Why don’t middle school kids dance more? Some do…  but at a middle school dance,  many students can be found sitting against the wall. Why don’t more adults sing, draw, paint and do art?  Why do adults stop playing sports … Continue reading

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