The Little Big History of Diversity

As the debate regarding @therealroseanne was happening in real time, my middle school students were sharing their presentations on #LBH, or Little…


5 Minutes

Culture Study at Graduation

My family went to a niece's graduation this past weekend, participating in a rite of passage common to this time of year. In a rural state,…


4 Minutes

Public education’s future and its teaching profession

Forty years ago this fall, I began my teaching career and ensuing efforts to both better understand and advance the teaching profession. In my…


9 Minutes

Supporting teachers to lead without leaving the classroom

Walker Gamble Elementary School in New Zion, South Carolina has begun to move towards developing leaders across the school, as one  of 12 schools in…


7 Minutes