Wondering in the Wilderness
This week in my Ed.D studies, we took a critical look at theories of transformational leadership that emerged largely in business studies but have since been heavily taken up within educational contexts. Wilson writes, “Transformative leadership . . . was said to involve leaders engaging followers in the pursuit of a morally righteous vision to… Read more
An Open Letter to Our Political Leaders (and Their Strategists) on Sept 20th, 2019, a Day of Climate Action.
Sept 20th, 2019 An open letter to our political leaders, On this day of global climate action, inspired by the profound wisdom and courage of Greta Thunburg, I am writing this plea to you, our leaders. You, who have the power and privilege of taking action on our collective behalf. Wake up. Please listen. We… Read more
The foundation of courage is vulnerability – the ability to navigate uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure. BRENÉ BROWN, Braving the Wilderness As a school social worker and a self-identified scholarly practitioner, I have long prided myself on staying current with the latest research and on having a fairly good sense of what constitutes ‘evidence-based practice’… Read more
Whether we are aware of it or not, the ways that we think, feel and move through the world are continually shaped and reshaped by the underlying values, beliefs and ideas that make up the fabric of shared meaning in the various contexts that we find ourselves in i.e. our family, place of employment, community… Read more
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