I don’t want anyone to miss this…

I do not want anyone to miss what will happen on May 12th in Philadelphia. There is such an outpouring of creativity, generosity, and energy, I’m often feeling overwhelmed by it. Just today, I was on a call with Michael Munetsi, an art teacher in Dallas, Texas, who spoke of how her students got to know who they were, truly, through the Dreamline experience. It is that deep connection that […]

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“It’s a worldwide thing.”

Last Monday I was on a call with Dave Potter,  a thought leader in global ed, an individual who has worked with iEARN and other groups for years and now works for the Kind Foundation on Empatico, their school-to-school connection project. He was saying one of the challenges of engaging schools in innovative work is that when the leader leaves the school, so does the program. But NOT in Dallas, […]

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Seamless: Social Emotional Learning & Dreamline

You’ve read here before about Shannon Kline, the Dreamline teacher who, in 2018, won a national Sanford Education Award for her work with Dreamline and Social Emotional Learning. In this week’s blog, Shannon Kline explains clearly and simply how the Dreamline student experience aligns with the Social Emotional Learning competencies so many educators are striving to develop in their students. Thank you, Shannon! by Shannon Kline Anson Jones Elementary, Dallas, […]

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The Power of a Dream

This IMPACT entry was contributed by Miguel Angel Ramirez, Jr., a sophomore at Bronx Latin High School in New York City. I had the privilege of hearing Miguel speak last fall at the World Leadership School’s Global Gathering NYC: Schools of Purpose conference in New York. He spoke about the value of purpose in the life of high school students today and inspired me to ask him for this contribution about the […]

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