equity

The tiny word that changes everything

The power of YET     I recently facilitated a day-long engagement on unconscious bias, equity, and sparking courageous conversations at a school. It was a powerful day.   Afterward, while the leadership team and I debriefed and planned our next session, I shared that a natural next step would be to talk about how […] Read more…

Let’s Talk About Starbucks

Some thoughts on why we need to address the root cause of racial bias   If you’ve watched the news, you have probably heard about the reprehensible event that occurred at Starbucks on April 12 (summary here).   At first I had a lot of reactions and wanted to post with fury. But then, I […] Read more…

Supporting Challenging Students

Supporting Challenging Students Raising Awareness Of Blindspots + Invisible Tensions   Challenging students are sometimes viewed as manipulative, attention-seeking, limit-testing, coercive, and even poorly motivated. Have you ever wondered why? The Collaborative Problem Solving Model believes these students simply lack the skills to be anything but challenging. Doing well is preferable to being in trouble, […] Read more…