School culture impacts everything we do as educators, and reflects our ability to meaningfully engage students. How is the school culture in your building? Below are questions to help you reflect.Think about the first person people see when they enter one of your schools. Does...

This post originally appeared in ASCD Express on May 9, 2019. "Every child deserves a champion: an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists they become the best they can possibly be." — Rita Pierson While teenagers sometimes act as...

I watched all of the March Madness games with my husband and was excited to see number two seed, Michigan State, beat number one seed, Duke. The Michigan State coach, Tom Izzo, attributed their win to two things: mental toughness and the team’s intense game...