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Quote for the Day: Gertrude Stein (Risk Taking)

Everybody knows if you are too careful you are so occupied in being careful that you are sure to stumble over something.

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The Common Demoninator (#3 – Reflections from the Frontline)

Reflections from the Frontline Reflection:  #3 – The Common Denominator Synopsis: Dr. Duncan discusses his experience with negotiating with parents, specifically on actions that are best for their child.  Parents can sometimes become difficult handle, especially if they feel the action is not in the best interest for this child. However, Dr. Duncan was able […]

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Quote for the Day: Carrie Fisher (Keep Striving)

There is no point at which you can say, “Well, I’m successful now.  I might as well take a nap.”

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Social Promotion (#2 – Reflections from the Frontline)

  Reflections from the Frontline Reflection:  #2 – Social Promotion:  The School Improvement Parasite Synopsis: Dr. Duncan discusses his displeasure of the practice of passing students just to move the on.  Some teachers will move the student on to the next grade so that they do not have to deal with the student any longer.  […]

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Quote for the Day: Shakti Gawain (Let Your LIght Shine)

The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you line in will be.

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The Cesspool (#1 – Reflections from the Frontline)

Reflections from the Frontline Reflection:  #1 – The Cesspool in Your School Synopsis: Dr. Duncan discusses how he was warned as a new teacher about patronizing the teacher’s lounge.  The teachers lounge had become the “cesspool” of the school – teachers complaining about students, about the leadership, about each other, etc.  He learned quickly that […]

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New Series: Reflections from the Frontline

I was blessed to read the book written by one of my good friends Dr. Sabin Duncan. Dr. Sabin Duncan is the Associate Director of the William R. Harvey Leadership Institute & the Honors College at Hampton University.  His book is a journey of his experience as a young educator and the lessons that he […]

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Quote for the Day: Mother Teresa (Encouragement)

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

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Quote for the Day: Herbert Gasser (Don’t Forget the Journey)

Forget the times of your distress, but never forget what they taught you.

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Quote for the Day: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (Taking Charge)

Our concern must be to live while we’re alive…to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind the facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are.

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