Discussing Racial Topics in School: Why, What, How, When?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Neena Grosvenor

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Talking about race anywhere is challenging. The difficulties can be compounded in the school setting for various reasons.  How should we discuss race in the context of education?

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How Does Blogging Help All School Stakeholders?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with John Robinson

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Bloggers have diverse reasons for blogging.  Many believe that blogging benefits all school stakeholders. Join us as we discuss how.  

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Teacher Observations Would Be Better If...

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Shane Capps

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Join us as we play "what if" on the subject of teacher observations. Is there a better way? 

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What Is the Best Use of a School Leader's Time?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Dennis Dill

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Planning, managing, leading, learning, observations, and discipline are all part of what school principals have to do. What is the best use of a principal's time? 

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If We Want Change in Education, Why Do We Often Resist It?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Mike Ritzius

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Join us as we look at our deeply entrenched attitudes toward the next new big thing in education.

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