Accept, Communicate, Trust: Building School Culture Through Improv

Accept, Communicate, Trust: Building School Culture Through Improv It isn’t about being funny. Even if not on stage, students and educators are always improvising, making things up as we go. Photo by Joni James Having directed, performed, and studied improv Continue reading Accept, Communicate, Trust: Building School Culture Through Improv

New Year, New Life

New Year, New Life This post originally appeared on Medium. New Year, New Life Image from Central Maine News http://www.centralmaine.com/2013/08/16/mt-blue-renovations-mostly-complete-in-time-for-new-school-year/ Today marked the first day for the Class of 2019 at Mt. Blue Campus, a class of 180 and growing, larger Continue reading New Year, New Life

Week One Is Just Week One

This post originally appeared on Medium. Week One Is Just Week One. There will be Time.  There will be time. Talk to them. Laugh with them. Listen to them. Watch them. Hear them. Consider them. Start the journey of knowing Continue reading Week One Is Just Week One

The Fine Line Between Painful Tradition and Transformational Vintage

This post originally appeared on Medium. Blimage: The Fine Line Between Painful Tradition and Transformational Vintage Weathered school desks etched with initials and expletives, nicknames and tally marks, these may well be the hallmarks of traditional education. After all, these Continue reading The Fine Line Between Painful Tradition and Transformational Vintage