Myths of the Pandemic: Education and Schooling in the Context of COVID-19

Over the last several weeks, I’ve partnered with numerous districts, schools and leadership networks.  I’ve watched and listened carefully as they make sense of the pandemic and its impact on schooling.  And as the father of two teenagers, I’ve watched my own district plan and re-plan how they will best meet student needs in [...]

2020-04-28T14:49:00+00:00April 28th, 2020|Leadership at the Center|

Coaching Letter #115

Friends, I hope this finds you well. I know there are people reading this who have been ill with covid-19, and others who know someone who has died. I am very sorry. I know also that people in education have plenty offers of help and resources coming at them, so I don’t want to [...]

2020-04-27T15:50:07+00:00April 27th, 2020|Stevenson Coaching Letter|

Coaching Letter #114

Hi, I hope you're well. My dad reminded me that today is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 accident that nearly resulted in the loss of the spacecraft on its way to the moon. The book Lost Moon (Lovell and Kluger, 1994) and the movie based on the book, Apollo 13, are favorites of mine. I think we can learn [...]

2020-04-13T08:49:39+00:00April 13th, 2020|Stevenson Coaching Letter|

Coaching Letter #113

Friends, now that we are a couple of weeks into what I think of as the Great Experiment in Distance Learning, all these thoughts keep crossing my mind about various theories and research that I use all the time for myriad purposes have taken on a whole new significance. This Coaching Letter is about [...]

2020-04-02T08:36:35+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Stevenson Coaching Letter|