Improvement Science Meets Neuroscience

Confirmation bias and implicit bias pack a double punch in shaping how we use data in our professional learning communities and classrooms to serve our kids. If we are looking at the wrong data or interpreting it via implicit blinders, the science of our data-driven process isn’t going to save us from false assumptions.

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“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” 

Maya Angelou

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Maya Angelou

What’s your commitment in 2021? Mine is courageous creativity. Here’s why.

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Word Choice and Power

Watching the live reporting of the attempted coup on January 6th, 2021, I was thinking about two things: racial inequities in policing, and bias in the word choice used to report collective actions. This blog focuses on word choice, and how we can teach students to listen and read critically for bias.

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Unexpected Joy

With the mad string of traumatic and unexpected events in 2020, why not a bit of magic? Why not a totally irrational moment of joy?

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Offline & Unplugged Joy

This weekend something magical happened, I opened a box.

Enjoy a moment of peace and reflection- the moment a keynote speaker and writer unplugged from Pandemic fears, to reconnect with what has always brought her joy.

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