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Tomorrows Leaders Today

Over the last 12 years I have criss-crossed Australia, and  have now been on tour in Melbourne for over three weeks speaking to principals, vice principals/deputies, and educators, as well as parents. All of us want the best for our children. Tomorrow’s leaders are the children living in our homes and the students sitting in our […]

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The Secret To Leadership Success – Is It EQ, SQ or both?

I’ve been involved in leadership development for over 30 years only to discover that leadership requires a good dose of emotional management (EQ) as well as the development of social relationships (SQ). Pre-2006 many people including author Daniel Goleman, put the two intelligences together under the title of emotional intelligence. However, about 17 years ago I began […]

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DSWA IQ EQ SQ

The DSWA Celebration event on April 29-May 2nd in Dallas was an outrageous and beautiful opportunity to connect, learn and share. Here are my slides for the keynote for all of those who requested them. Thank you, one and all. I know that I have made some life time friends! Much Aloha from Hawaii, Trinidad.

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Teaching Students to Control Their Emotions

My recent post about Modelling Emotional Behavior seems like a great time to think about teaching this skill in your classroom. As a professional teacher you will have to make this activity age relevant and scaffold the learning for your room. However, if you are willing to work with your students on emotional literacy you […]

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The Farrington Team

A great big THANK YOU to Laurie Leuczak for her support during the day and to the entire team of 9th Grade Farrington Teachers.  From your sharing, it sounded as if you had a great kick off to the year utilizing the IQ, EQ, SQ activities from the 9th Grade manual and the Breaking Out […]

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Bureaucracy Can Make Us Crazy!

A few months back I wrote my manifesto about National Testing, if you haven’t read the paper you can get it here.  At the time of writing that paper I was focused on the impact that national tests have on students and how we might be measuring only a little bit of student ability or […]

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Education is more than about the tools

Many education departments around the globe are rolling out or considering the roll out of some form of one-to-one computer program.  Some programs even have the students taking the laptop computer home. So with these programs in mind I read with interest this article on the NY Times website – Computers at Home: Educational Hope […]

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