July 26, 2018

On Monday, I shared a video that has me truly inspired. I've seen much in the way of conflict resolution inside of schools over the last twenty four years, but nothing has seemed quite as human or quite as authentic as The Forum--an elective offered at Seattle's Altern...

July 23, 2018

I can't believe we've reached the end of the book, all! Welcome to our last week of the Hacking School Culture book club. If you'd like to dive in to Hacks 1-9, know that you can find all of our book club posts right here. You're welcome to start any time and move thro...

July 9, 2018

I remember the first time I invited my students to provide feedback on MY work. I was a brand new teacher with a brand new curriculum inside of a brand new school. I started teaching seniors the day after spring break. They were 17 and 18 years old. I was 21. 

And I was...

June 27, 2018

Welcome back to the Hacking School Culture Book Club! 

If you're new to the club, here's what you need to know: Each Monday, Ellen or I will share a brief video introduction to a new chapter (or hack, as they are referred to in the Hack Learning series) along with an in...

June 25, 2018

I spend a great deal of time helping teachers design high quality curricula that engages their students while building critical content knowledge and sharpening important skills. We invest significant energy in deepening our understanding of our standards, promising te...

June 13, 2018

Welcome back to the Hacking School Culture Book Club!

If you're new to the club, here's what you need to know: Each Monday, Ellen or I will share a brief video introduction to a new chapter (or hack, as they are referred to in the Hack Learning series) along with an in...

May 30, 2018

Earlier this month, I welcomed all of you to the book club for Hacking School Culture: Designing Compassionate Classrooms. Ellen and I are glad you're here.

Each Monday, Ellen or I will share a brief video introduction to a new chapter (or hack, as they are referred to...

May 16, 2018

Read along with us, and share your thinking as you do. Gain access to practical tools and resources that can help you lead this work in classrooms, too.

May 14, 2018

Welcome to the Hacking School Culture book club, all! We're glad that you're here. Grab a copy of the book, something cool to drink (it's finally summer in my corner of the world, and I could not be happier), and all of your curiosities and questions about this topic.

T...