The Bully Proof Classroom


Can You Handle The Truth?


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My Kid Will Make It

Tweet The spring thaw, don’t you just love it; waiting for the crocuses to come up and the grass to turn green. For over fifty years this was the time of year that I lived for. The boys of summer, 162 games in 180 days, what fun? I am not a participant any longer just […]

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Good Grades Are Nice – But Mastery Is Better

Tweet When I was growing up, there was nothing better than bringing home a report card that had good grades on it. Oh, I wasn’t a straight A student, but I got my share of A’s and B’s. I also got my share of C’s and D’s. I guess I was what you call an […]

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Everybody Knows

Tweet Yes, everybody does know. In this world of dysfunction, deviance and denial how could anyone not know? In the world of education there are things that go on that are so obvious that denying them is just embarrassing and we all should be red faced. There is an 800 pound gorilla in the room […]

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I Fight Authority And Authority Always Wins

Tweet As a young boy I always had a fear of authority. I don’t mean the police, I mean adults other than my parents. There was always some authority figure who was correcting me in the community or in school.  Since my father was the owner of a pretty popular bar in a very small […]

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Leadership and Anti Bullying

Tweet It doesn’t matter if you are a school teacher or a school administrator you are in the business of leadership as well as education. With all of the responsibilities that teachers have the one that is the most critical is the one that seems to get over looked and that is leadership. Principals and […]

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