Category Archives: Harvard Graduate School of education

Raising Caring Kids… Harvard’s “Making Caring Common Initiative

As we try and model empathy and compassion for our students and children, we are faced with the task of working against a lot of what they are seeing and hearing in the popular culture, and even in the news … Continue reading

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We are living in strange times

These are strange times. No matter your political beliefs or your ability to absorb the twenty-four hour news cycle, these are strange times. I find myself at loose ends much more since the start of the New Year, searching for … Continue reading

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Harvard Business Review: Why Diverse Groups Feel uncomfortable and perform better…

Why Diverse Teams Perform Better… This is a food for thought as we navigate our ever increasingly diverse world and create leadership for the 21st Century.        

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This is an inspirational speech…

This speech, at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s commencement ceremony last week leaves me enticed and thrilled about what is possible in education. This speech also reminds of Between the World and Me, Ta’Nehisi Coates , amazing text, made all the … Continue reading

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