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5 Strategies for Leveraging Neurodiversity in the Classroom

In the blockbuster The Imitation Game, Alan Turing is stigmatized as arrogant and apathetic. In a classroom, children labeled with these characteristics are less likely to be authentically engaged. Their education and career opportunities become limited as a result. However, when we shift our mindsets and frame those characteristics as self-aware and passionate (for Turing, […]

Principal Support Is Just a PLE* Away!

The pandemic started a domino effect of issues that are still affecting schools today. Principals must attend to so much, and there are so many urgent items nagging at them, that it is sometimes hard to focus on instructional leadership. As principals face the challenge of moving their schools forward, they must shift to empowering […]

Designing Authentic Curricula

Some points I’d like to make: – Students are constantly learning … just not necessarily what you want them to learn. – Reality TV points to the power of the “real world” to engage youth today. – A real-world pandemic burst into our lives, causing us to focus on the here and now. – The […]

Learning Unwrapped and Making Black History Count

Making Black History Count was the topic of the January 28, 2021, episode of the internet talk show “Learning Unwrapped“. Host Dr. Nancy Sulla and her co-host Shan√© Beauford welcomed an esteemed panel of guests to discuss Black History Month. “For far too long, black people have been left out of history books, in spite […]