I am not quite sure what day it was, as it has been a challenge to keep track of the days over the past three months. Plugging through the Zooms, the endless speculative conversations regarding what iteration of school we ...

I have always known that someday my parents would die. I can still remember that fear that bordered on panic as a young child. I was often afraid that I would come home one day to find out I had ...

I had great aspirations when it was announced that schools would be closed and I would, more often than not, be working from home.  After the initial rush, I decided I would finally have time to write more, read all ...

Kris and Gary had a great time chatting with innovative educators and founders of the Voyagers Community School Karen Giuffre’. The Pod can be heard wherever you listen to your pods and is linked here. You can listen to Kris ...

I unzipped my suitcase this morning and began to unpack from a conference I recently attended and was overcome with emotion.  Procrastination was my usual approach when it came to unpacking, but this was a bit much even for me. ...

I have always turned to books at times in my life when I was up against a new challenge. Books on teaching, coaching, negotiations, parenting, gardening, and instruction have served as joyful guides throughout my career and life. That is ...

I recently thought back to my first interview, which was over 25 years ago. This came to me while listening to one of my greatest pleasures, re-discovering Bill Simmons in his current medium as a Podcaster.  My friend, Camp, mentioned ...

As I sit here quietly on Christmas morning I feel somewhat hypocritical.  A week ago, I wrote a piece called an An Educator’s guide to the Holidays. I offered advice on how as educators we can most out of the ...

The holidays can be a magical time filled with traditions and happiness, but they can also be one of the most challenging times of the year for many. You may find it no surprise that the death rate during the ...

This has been one of those years where I have crossed many of the items off my bucket list. Being part of a team that hosted a TEDx event, delivering a talk of my own, becoming a published author, and ...