Catastrophe: 5 Ways to role model being the eye of the storm for others

Of course, the crisis we deal with at schools and camps may not be as life or death as a hurricane, however, whatever it may be, preparing yourself for the face of adversity can make a difference for the way you respond in front of kids.  Here are some big takeaways I have gotten from watching these true calm, cool and collected role models.

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I’m sick of theory too!

This past week I had the opportunity to present four education sessions at the MTA (Massachusetts Teachers Association) summer conference at UMASS in Amherst, MA.  When I present at conferences I try to stick to themes and ideas and create  ‘what can teachers/administrators use immediately’ types of sessions.  I know as an educator, those types of sessions, articles and […]

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