Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator
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Nadia Lopez: Why open a school? To close a prison | TED Talk

Nadia Lopez: Why open a school? To close a prison | TED Talk | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
Our kids are our future, and it's crucial they believe it themselves. That's why Nadia Lopez opened an academic oasis in Brownsville, Brooklyn, one of the most underserved and violent neighborhoods in New York -- because she believes in every child's brilliance and capabilities. In this short, energizing talk, the founding principal of Mott Hall Bridges Academy (and a star of Humans of New York) shares how she helps her scholars envision a brighter future for themselves and their families.
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Linda Cliatt-Wayman: How to fix a broken school? Lead fearlessly, love hard | TED Talk

Linda Cliatt-Wayman: How to fix a broken school? Lead fearlessly, love hard | TED Talk | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
On Linda Cliatt-Wayman's first day as principal at a failing high school in North Philadelphia, she was determined to lay down the law. But she soon realized the job was more complex than she thought. With palpable passion, she shares the three principles that helped her turn around three schools labeled "low-performing and persistently dangerous." Her fearless determination to lead -- and to love the students, no matter what -- is a model for leaders in all fields.
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Every Teacher Can Improve

Dylan Wiliam discusses teacher quality and the fact that every teacher can improve. Creating a culture of continuous improvement in schools helps al
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10 Tips for Teachers with Students Who Have Experienced Trauma

10 Tips for Teachers with Students Who Have Experienced Trauma | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
For children who have experienced trauma, learning can be a big struggle. But once trauma is identified, we can adapt our approach to help kids cope.
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One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Future School Shootings | 

One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Future School Shootings |  | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
Here's how one schoolteacher takes time each week to look out for the lonely.
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Anxiety in Children: A Metaphor to Put You In Their Shoes (And Right Beside Them) -

Anxiety in Children: A Metaphor to Put You In Their Shoes (And Right Beside Them) - | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
Imagine this. You’re travelling along the freeway when your brakes feel as though they might fail. They’re working, but something feels off. This has never happened before. You drive the car to the closest mechanic. After a thorough inspection of the car, you’re told everything is fine and there’s nothing to worry about. You get... Read more »
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7 Damaging Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing Into Leaders | Thrive Global

7 Damaging Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing Into Leaders | Thrive Global | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
Is your parenting approach hurting rather than helping your child thrive?
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Carl Honoré: In praise of slowness | TED Talk

Carl Honoré: In praise of slowness | TED Talk | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
Journalist Carl Honore believes the Western world's emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life. But there's a backlash brewing, as everyday people start putting the brakes on their all-too-modern lives.
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We are born creative geniuses and the education system dumbs us down, according to NASA scientists

We are born creative geniuses and the education system dumbs us down, according to NASA scientists | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
The scientists gave the test to 1,600 children between the ages of 4 and 5. What they found shocked them.
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Extending the Silence | Edutopia

Extending the Silence | Edutopia | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
Giving students several seconds to think after asking a question—and up to two minutes for some questions—improves their learning.
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Are You at Risk for Secondary Traumatic Stress?

Are You at Risk for Secondary Traumatic Stress? | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
Teaching and caring for others—especially kids in trauma—can be difficult. Here are six strategies to help you take care of yourself.
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How Dissecting a Pencil Can Ignite Curiosity and Wonderment

How Dissecting a Pencil Can Ignite Curiosity and Wonderment | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
Researchers are studying how engaging in design thinking and tinkering can help kids feel they have agency over the lives and surroundings.
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What is SOGI?  What Does it Look Like in Elementary Schools?

What is SOGI?  What Does it Look Like in Elementary Schools? | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
The acronym SOGI stands for Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.  Generally speaking, SOGI education is an effort to create safe, inclusive environments that are respectful of differences, and maintain the dignity of all individuals.  SOGI is a term that is intended to be inclusive of all orientations and identities.  Our communities are made up of…
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Frances Frei: How to build (and rebuild) trust | TED Talk

Frances Frei: How to build (and rebuild) trust | TED Talk | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
Trust is the foundation for everything we do. But what do we do when it's broken? In an eye-opening talk, Harvard Business School professor Frances Frei gives a crash course in trust: how to build it, maintain it and rebuild it -- something she worked on during a recent stint at Uber. "If we can learn to trust one another more, we can have unprecedented human progress," Frei says.
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Malika Whitley: How the arts help homeless youth heal and build | TED Talk

Malika Whitley: How the arts help homeless youth heal and build | TED Talk | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
Malika Whitley is the founder of ChopArt, an organization for homeless teens focused on mentorship, dignity and opportunity through the arts. In this moving, personal talk, she shares her story of homelessness and finding her voice through arts -- and her mission to provide a creative outlet for others who have been pushed to the margins of society.
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21 Day Anxiety Challenge

21 Day Anxiety Challenge | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
If you're feeling overwhelmed use this to take a breather.
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Putting Down the Busy Badge –

Putting Down the Busy Badge – | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
    “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life."                                                                          …
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Michael Tilson Thomas: Music and emotion through time | TED Talk

Michael Tilson Thomas: Music and emotion through time | TED Talk | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
In this epic overview, Michael Tilson Thomas traces the development of classical music through the development of written notation, the record, and the re-mix.
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TEDxBloomington - Shawn Achor - "The Happiness Advantage: Linking Positive Brains to Performance"

Shawn Achor is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in th
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The gift and power of emotional courage

The gift and power of emotional courage | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
Psychologist Susan David shares how the way we deal with our emotions shapes everything that matters: our actions, careers, relationships, health and happiness. In this deeply moving, humorous and potentially life-changing talk, she challenges a culture that prizes positivity over emotional truth and discusses the powerful strategies of emotional agility. A talk to share.
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Getting stuck in the negatives (and how to get unstuck) | Alison Ledgerwood | TEDxUCDavis

Alison Ledgerwood joined the Department of Psychology at UC Davis in 2008 after completing her PhD in social psychology at New York University. She i
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The power of believing that you can improve

The power of believing that you can improve | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain's capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. Are you not smart enough to solve it … or have you just not solved it yet? A great introduction to this influential field.
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Dr. Cook's Blog | How to Spread Gratitude at Your School

Dr. Cook's Blog | How to Spread Gratitude at Your School | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
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Poverty isn't a lack of character; it's a lack of cash

Poverty isn't a lack of character; it's a lack of cash | Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation Of A Passionate Educator | Scoop.it
"Ideas can and do change the world," says historian Rutger Bregman, sharing his case for a provocative one: guaranteed basic income. Learn more about the idea's 500-year history and a forgotten modern experiment where it actually worked -- and imagine how much energy and talent we would unleash if we got rid of poverty once and for all.
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