The founder of Up With People sits down to talk about the group's Super Bowl appearances, the great love of his life, and his quest to create inclusive community. And, he says, he's "still becoming" It's hard for me not to be biased when it comes … [Read more...] about Podcast #5 — Paul Colwell: A life spent in music and community
The two founders of this transformative organization grew concerned about how society is losing boys. So they took action. How do you save a life? Nicky Wilks and Alex Craighead, who have been friends since school days, have been asking that … [Read more...] about Podcast #3 — Journeymen: Fighting against The Shadow
Taken from "10 Secrets To Empowering Teen Leaders," this one demands you take them seriously. Once you do that, you’ll get only their best work I’ve been reflecting lately. How does a teacher empower young people to grow into leaders? … [Read more...] about Secret #1: Take their ideas seriously.
Signing a letter of resignation can feel like signing a death warrant to your relationships I FIND IT hard to leave people. Take my current situation. Several weeks ago, I sat at my desk, looking at the resignation letter I was about to … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Gingerich: The trauma of leaving
One of the hardest lessons I had to learn as a teacher is this: perception is everything This blog continues “‘Dead Poets Society’: 10 rules to follow in order to achieve long-term success (Pt. 2).” I DON'T KNOW what caused me to speak so … [Read more...] about ‘Dead Poets Society’: 10 rules NOT to follow if you wish to survive teaching (Pt. 3)
Following the first five rules takes toxic drama out of the classroom, and allows teachers to focus on what they really love. This blog continues “‘Dead Poets Society’: 10 rules NOT to follow if you wish to survive teaching (Pt. 1).” THIS … [Read more...] about ‘Dead Poets Society’: 10 rules NOT to follow if you wish to survive teaching (Pt. 2)