How Great Leaders Connect With People They Don’t Like

With some people, connections come easy. Maybe you have a similar background, shared hobbies or a mutual friend. With others, however, you may not have […]

Make A Difference Professional Development is Amazing

Make A Difference Professional Development Online Global Event Good Morning!  Let’s make a difference!  If you are reading this on Sunday, May 7th then take […]

Dear My Kids: What is Broken?

Dear My Kids: What is Broken? Do we have a broken educational system?  Some say, “Yes” and others say, “No”.  In my opinion there are […]

Packing Empathy into our School Bags

Packing Empathy into our School Bags This coming week involves millions of children going back to school across Canada.  Many American schools are already in.  […]

Stones for Stepping, Stumbling or Sitting On

Thinking about stones for thinking on, rather than stepping on and stumbling on. My introduction to my Empathy Tales series.

Hate At Schools - An Infographic

Source: ASIDE 2019 Larger PDF Image Our students often ask us, "Why we can't end hate?" We only wish we had a definitive answer. It's […]

When Intent Meets Agency: Reimagining A Curriculum Based on Social Justice

Source: ASIDE 2019 Inventing an entire social justice curriculum from scratch can be daunting. It turns out, most well-conceived courses already touch on issues of […]

#vted Reads: Pride with Meg Allison

What does Jane Austen have to do with a Drake mixtape? For this episode, I was joined by Vermont rockstar librarian Meg Alison, in discussing […]

3 Simple Reasons Empathy Makes You A Better Leader

When coming up with a list of key leadership skills, it’s not uncommon to see phrases like “good communicator” or “strong decision-making abilities” come up. While […]

(re)Building community

Breaking bread & stereotypes with formerly incarcerated Vermonters Food and community are inextricably linked. Birthdays, funerals, weddings, holidays: a meal with family and friends is […]

Helping Learners to be Kind Online and Offline

“There’s no such things as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” – Scott Adams October is National […]

David Kelly’s Curated L&D Content for the Week of 9/24/18

This week’s curated content includes links exploring the following: How Walmart is using VR for training in its stores How technology will help us combat […]

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