Tag: #Trauma

We Can With Two Rules-Wednesday 14

An article in Education Week, provides a look at teacher biases and school culture in shaping discipline. Research has consistently shown that racial disparities exist in school discipline, with Black and Latino students facing harsher and more frequent disciplinary actions compared to their white counterparts. A study published in December 2022 shed light on the … Continue reading We Can With Two Rules-Wednesday 14

We Can with Two Rules Wednesday 13

Two Rules is the foundation of building more than feeling good and safe. The Two Rules philosophy is a promise to students that their welfare is the center of a school’s culture: Everyone will feel good in this school and everyone will feel safe in this school. It is also a request that students work … Continue reading We Can with Two Rules Wednesday 13

Today I will say….

My blog post on October 27, 2022, began with students saying. Embedded within the post was an article with data collected from middle and high school students. The data in the paper presented the biggest barriers to student learning, according to a new report released by YouthTruth, a nonprofit that surveys K-12 students and families … Continue reading Today I will say….

I was wrong! How many leaders can say this?

We want to hear our leaders say those three words when they have made an error or mistake. Many will quickly speak those words, and those will dance around to avoid them. Well, I want to tell you I have been wrong. I look back over things I have stated and the wording used. It … Continue reading I was wrong! How many leaders can say this?

Who, What, When and Where?

Questions ?? YES If you are in a large group setting, do you ask questions? I am asking this question because my next question is this: When you were in school, did your teacher encourage you to ask questions? For some of us, it may take a little more time to reflect on the days … Continue reading Who, What, When and Where?

S is for

http://www.bethesolutiondaily.com Solutions are always my focus; however, trauma and social-emotional needs became more of the center of my practice after 2010. I always focused on the needs of others, but my personal experience provided me with a more in-depth and enhanced view. A semi-truck hit this vehicle driven by my daughter. I was sitting behind … Continue reading S is for