The Courageous Conversations Series: Welcome to My Bad with Jon Harper.  The show about how and what extraordinary educators learn by sharing their mistakes. We invite you to take the MYBad leadership challenge - Mess up, fess up, and share with us on My Bad.

I Tried to Imitate a Great Educator: Why I Failed

Jon Harper with Baruti Kafele

Cymerman

Many of us who aspire to be great educators have role models.  I studied my role model intensely and tried to emulate his school leadership. Why did this approach fail?

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A Student Told Me My School Was Like a Jail Because of Me

Jon Harper with Eric Sheninger

Cymerman

I was a traditional school leader focused on control, compliance, and rules.  I was against everything that I now champion. 

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I Admit It, I have Been Biased and Judgmental, Now What?

Jon Harper with Patrick Riccards

Cymerman

None of us wants to see ourselves as biased, judgmental, so what can we do when we come face to face with our own shortcomings?  

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"I Was Rigid" - Confessions of a One-Size-Fits-All Teacher

Jon Harper with Oskar Cymerman

Cymerman

I said "no" to a student and later realized I should have said yes. The experience changed my teaching. 

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