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July 12, 2019

The specialness of being un-special: a reflection on hiring

It’s July and we’re hiring teachers for the next school year.  I’ve learned something odd about hiring: the more I feel I “need” a potential candidate, […]
June 30, 2019

An ideal commute

For the last five years until just recently, I walked to work every day.  In 2014, I moved to the Bronx.  I moved into a lovely […]
June 2, 2019

“Doing” versus “Being”

I never fully understood the difference between “doing” and “being.” I had heard it explained by my leadership consultants: “What is most important is your being […]
April 9, 2019

Being in Nature

In the past week, I’ve had two extraordinary opportunities that showed me the healing and rejuvenating power of being in nature. Last week, my 12th graders […]
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