3 Steps to Dive Deeper Into the Cultural Iceberg

Nilmini Ratwatte-HenstridgeBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better

TL;DR: Explore your cultural iceberg. What are the visible and less visible bits of your culture? What does culture mean to you and how can you address it in the classroom? Take a global perspective when teaching about cultures. “Equity and Inclusion Just Got Better” Blog Reflection Questions:  What does culture mean? How is culture embedded into the curriculum we … Read More

This is OUR Moment, Teachers! 

Nilmini Ratwatte-HenstridgeBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: What will you do to teach and embed peace education throughout the year? Where do you stand when it comes to teaching students about peace? This post shares what you need to explore and reflect on about the Women’s Right Movement. Over the generations, education is that profession we consider to have a great deal of power! We hold … Read More

School Climate and Culture Affect Relationships

Kristen KoppersBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: A school’s culture impacts its climate. Demonstrate pride in your school. Focus on relationships and modeling positive behavior for students and other staff members. Culture Impacts Climate The terms “culture” and “climate” are used interchangeably. But if you are in education, you know that these terms are more than just words. They are values that affect students, staff, and … Read More

Reinventing Culture | Episode 26 with Dr. Courtney Plotts

Brad HughesGood News Brad News Podcast

Dr. Courtney Plotts is a dynamic keynote speaker, author and professor. Dr. Plotts is the National Chair of the Council For At-Risk Student Education and Professional Standards, the country’s only organization that provides standards for working with marginalized and nontraditional students in Kindergarten to college. Her role as National Chair includes training, consulting, and research. Her subject matter expertise has … Read More