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Have High Expectations? Provide High Support.

As a high school basketball player, I struggled with free throws.  On the ability spectrum, I fell somewhere between Steve Nash and Shaquille O’Neil — certainly not great, but not terrible.  However, my coach set high expectations for free throw shooting percentage and, as a player, I was expected to meet those expectations.  Presto.  High … Continue reading

21st Century Educating, Part 5: Expectations and Empathy

This is the fifth (and final) post in a five-part series on what I view as critical qualities for 21st Century educational leaders. These posts are not intended to be all-inclusive, nor are the topics addressed in any particular order. When the topic of educational improvement arises, especially in schools that serve low socio-economic communities, … Continue reading

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