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Respect in the K-12 Classroom

My recent post about respect in leadership has generated an avalanche of emails on respect in the classroom. So this post is an attempt on how to define Respect for students in the K-12 Classroom. You know that at times it is hard to explain these values and character traits to students. So here goes… […]

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A Simple Gesture of Respect

Recently I read an article that touched my heart. It was about a simple gesture of respect that turned a potential insurrection into a peaceful withdrawal. It served to remind me that respect in all stations of life comes in many forms. It does not require the same language nor the same cultural background. What […]

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How Can We Turn Our Back?

I was more than deeply disturbed at the story that surfaced months ago about Phoebe Prince, 15, who committed suicide in January due to bullying of epic proportions. Maybe heartbroken, stomach wrenching, sad, horrified that anything could come to this… maybe these feelings more closely approximate my reactions. Yet even these words belie the feelings […]

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What is SQ?

Given the latest research on the affect that human beings have on each other, SQ may be one of the most important components of student as well as leadership success. SQ is really the quality of our social intelligence. It is how we connect with and relate to others. It is how we invest in, […]

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Let’s Rethink Our Thinking About Thinking!

During my work in corporations and in the classroom. I have come to equate IQ or Intellectual Quotient as a relic of some past era.  IQ testing was traditionally used to separate people into groups for the benefit of the tester.  As an example the US Military in the early 1900’s used mass IQ testing […]

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What is EQ?

I’ve been saying for 30 years human beings are more than their intellect. To be a human being includes our emotions. EQ is the Quality of our emotions or how we manage our reactions to the events and situations in our lives. Until very recently emotional literacy was not thought to be a part of the […]

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IQ, EQ, SQ: What is it?

Schools all over the world measure IQ. They have forever, and they probably always will. As a teacher I did. But in my classroom I always struggled with IQ as being the determining factor of educational outcomes. Human beings are more than IQ. Success, satisfaction and happiness is not purely a function of intellect. A […]

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Be Still & Remember That Life Works!

My Australian tour was exceptional. I now have many new friends, and I want to thank all of you men and women who are committed to ‘raising the bar’ in your lives. In each event the focus was growing your leadership skills, skill sets and competencies. All of you shared your courage and compassion with […]

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