Monthly Archives: July 2012

talking to children about tragedy…

The horrific events of the Colorado shootings and the results of the Freeh report and sanctions against Penn State (and the continuous 24-hour news cycle surrounding both) mean that parents are now grappling with how much information to give children, … Continue reading

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how we explain the unexplainable?

How we as a nation and a community of adults invested in educating children think about, process and address unexplainable tragedies. Between the movie theater shooting and all the reaction to the NCAA sanctions of Penn State announced this morning, … Continue reading

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Back from the west coast…

Professional development in the summer is a powerful way to submerge oneself into a topic. This summer, Tuxedo Park School faculty are doing interesting things in California, Delaware, Massachusetts, Quebec and Manhattan… Light the fire? Check. See what some of … Continue reading

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The power of perception

This video was shown by a colleague at the NYSAIS Think Tank I attended two weeks ago. An amazing message about really seeing each other and taking advantage of the small opportunities to connect!

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AISAP Summer Institute, Stephen Johnson, Where Ideas Come From…

Watch this. How do we engender creativity and innovation in our schools? The TPS faculty is reading Ken Robinson’s Out of Our Minds RSAnimated video link here:

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AISAP Summer Institute

Sitting at the AISAP Summer Institute 2012 at La Jolla Country Day School in CA, listening to Don Yaeger on the topic of greatness, telling some great stories about sports legends and greatness… More to follow…

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Learning a new skill or how sculling has made me humble…

Having just completed my first year at Tuxedo Park School, I have had the enormous pleasure of watching a full year, in its entirety, with peaks and valleys, busy times and quieter times. I am a big proponent of learning … Continue reading

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