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Approach Professional Learning with Courage

Talent is insignificant. I know a lot of talented ruins. Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck, but most of all, endurance.
James Baldwin, 1924-1987, American writer

Thanks to Exchange Leader Karen Nemeth for sharing today's message:

I’ve been teaching college courses, conference presentations, and teacher workshops for over 40 years, but recently a new approach really opened my eyes. I was asked to do a keynote address at an early childhood conference focused on choosing courage. This captured a feeling I’ve held for many years: When we ask teachers to truly participate in professional learning, we are asking them to take a leap of courage to make change happen! Brené Brown and Tonya Ward Singer offer key resources:

Professional learning needs to be a system-wide effort where everyone supports everyone else, and everyone feels a bit uncomfortable but safe to take courageous steps toward change and improvement.

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