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Silos in Education: How to Break Them Down with These Tips

Silos in Education: How to Break Them Down by Sharing, Cutting, and Buying Time Silos in Education In the United States of America, silos in education is a simple structure that keeps things compartmentalized, organized, and safe. It’s perfect for storing grain on the farm; not so good in education, however. Historically, the silos in read more

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Leader in Me is Now a CASEL SELect Program

Leader in Me is now a CASEL SELect Program for Preschool and Elementary     We are proud to announce that Leader in Me is now a CASEL SELect program approved for pre-school and elementary. Leader in Me (LiM) is a K–12 whole-school transformation model and process developed in partnership with educators and offered through FranklinCovey Education. read more

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Impact of Leader in Me on Student Behavior in Pre-School and Elementary

The impact of the Leader in Me on student behavior is a positive one according to multiple university studies from the last five (5) years. Below are snippets from research studies conducted by universities across the United States determining the impact of Leader in Me on student behavior.   Leader in Me Positively Impacts Student Behavior read more

4 Tips on How to Be The Best Role Model in Your Students’ Lives

  The Best Role Model in Your Students’ Lives To be the best role model in your students’ lives is no easy feat. As educators, we lead by example every day—for our students, our colleagues, and our communities. We carry the significant responsibility of shaping the opinions and actions of others, particularly our students. We read more

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3 Tips for Creating a Peaceful School Learning Environment (CAPSLE)

Creating a Peaceful School Learning Environment In order to have any kind of school success, students and teachers must first have a peaceful school learning environment. But creating a peaceful school learning environment comes with many questions from educators: ‘How can we make this school more peaceful? Where do we start?’ This seems like a daunting and read more

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5 Tips For Maintaining A Healthy Self-Esteem

Self-Esteem and The Purple Sock Syndrome When I was 7 years old, I experienced something that would make me question myself and my self-esteem the rest of my growing years— I was cast as a purple tulip in the school play. I can’t quite remember the name of the play. I only remember – quite read more

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Can one person make a difference?

Can one person make a difference? It’s a good question as any; can one person make a difference? As a long-time believer in the power of collective thinking, I spent most of my career encouraging those around me to share their ideas, even the crazy ones, as a means to contribute to the whole. It read more

Planning to Fail: Lessons Learned About College & Career Readiness

Planning to fail in life is something most, if not all of us, never plan for. We don’t plan to fail, we plan to succeed— but life doesn’t follow our plans. Life throws curve balls at us from the time we are born. Life isn’t fair. As a woman who grew up on the land read more