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Yes, Life Does Come With Instructions

Jennie Sutherland | Posted 12.28.2014 | Good News
Jennie Sutherland

In the early 1990s Life's Little Instruction Book by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. was a New York Times bestseller and a perfect graduation present. With its unassuming red plaid cover, the book consolidated more than 500 suggestions, observations and reminders that Brown shared with his son who was going off to college.

Teacher Feedback Is the Key To Transforming Schools

Franchesca Warren | Posted 09.06.2014 | Education
Franchesca Warren

This year I did what many teachers fear the most, I went over to the dark side of school administration in the form of being an Instructional Coach.

What Kind of Leader Should Superintendents Be?

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 06.17.2014 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

Quite a large proportion of the 15,000 superintendents out there consider themselves to be managers rather than instructional leaders.

A Lesson in Oral Storytelling and Revenge

Alex Schattner | Posted 06.14.2014 | Books
Alex Schattner

Step 1: Before you speak, make sure the story is relevant to the audience.

Instruction on Love

Beth Lapides | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Beth Lapides

These are the instructions for love that I have been given. Love yourself. Love something bigger than yourself. Love something smaller than yourself. Love something the same size as yourself. Love as a verb, not a noun.

Legislators Could Use Obamacare to Cure Higher Ed Administrative Bloat

Patricia Lesko | Posted 02.12.2013 | College
Patricia Lesko

While it's possible to argue that Obamacare is an unfunded mandate, it's not possible to overlook the fact that administrative bloat is sinking higher education.

6 Reasons Meditation Appears So Difficult

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 05.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

After years of hearing a plethora of reasons why people find it hard to meditate, we have whittled it down to just a few.

Some Words to Consider From Parker Palmer

Kenneth Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Kenneth Bernstein

What have we achieved by raising test scores? Is a goal to raise scores not a clear example of the kind of thing Parker Palmer describes as "trivial and mediocre ends"?