Connecting with every student requires that educators “don’t demand that students march to one inflexible beat; rather they encourage students to find their own rhythms
Cancelling the “Our Kids Can Learn IF…” Mantra; Dr. Luis Cruz to Keynote School Climate & Culture Forum in San Antonio!
“It’s impossible not to have a school culture – but do we have a culture of complaint or a culture of commitment?” According to Dr.
When all else fails, LTC Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch says sometimes you have to “go to the fields” to understand how to better serve and connect with families
Resilience may not come naturally to some, but it can and must be cultivated in our students. Dr. Salome Thomas-EL says “excellent teachers move ordinary
When problem-solving skills are practiced in situations through which neural pathways are activated, the improvement in behavior can be dramatic, according to Dr. Stuart Ablon.
“Third-base kids” are almost guaranteed a homerun in the game of life. But for “not-even-in-the-dugout-kids” students, Dr. Luis Cruz says the school community must help them acquire essential
What a great week with top shelf speakers and dedicated educators! Main Stage Moments Twitter Recap Take a look at what our attendees were buzzing
“Relationships can be a source of healing. Brains are highly impacted by others, especially during childhood.” According to Keynoter Jessica Sinarski, educators can help students
Citing his desire that educators use the disruption created by the pandemic as an opportunity to end the “one-size-fits-all” model of education, Plenary Speaker Dr. Pedro
Culturally responsive educators must recognize and eliminate limiting practices in classrooms — according to Dr. Shaun Woodly. “Students from urban and culturally diverse settings care
Connecting with students on a personal level opens doors to active learning and genuine engagement. “Once we talk to kids, once we create that connection
HGTV + Inventive Mindset + Community Buy-In = Hope House for Unsheltered Students; Dr. Tiffany Anderson
“Students have the best chance of succeeding when the district pays attention to the stress they face 24 hours a day, not just the six
“Critical thinking is not a set of skills that can be deployed at any time, in any context. It is a type of thought that
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