Reflecting on a Pedagogy of Leadership

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by Craig Ough, LL’18, LL Scholar ‘22, Math Teacher and Social Curriculum Department Chair, Rumsey Hall (CT) When I made the decision to become a teacher at a boarding school for grades 9-12, I had not anticipated how much of my time was invested in the personal growth of students. I loved teaching chemistry and math, but not as much …

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Craig Ough, LL’19 and LL’22 Scholar Proust Questionnaire

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Who are your favorite writers? Reading was not easy for me and books by Douglas Adams and Neil Gaiman were the first I enjoyed and laughed aloud to. Currently on the nightstand: “At What Cost” by David Gleason and “A Guide to Building Sweet Singletrack” from the International Mountain Biking Association. Who are your heroes in real life? Mizan Khan …

Failing Publicly, a Lesson in Leadership

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By Katherine Berdy, Faculty, gcLi, Director of the C. Kyser Ethical Leadership Center, Altamont School, Birmingham (AL) I’m 49 years old and can’t recall a single time in my life when I have very publicly learned something brand new, like training wheels still on, brand new. Yet, I ask my students to make themselves vulnerable as they learn new skills …

Whose Work Is It?

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By Porscha Henson, MA, LCPC, NCC, RPT, Middle School and Upper School Counselor at The Park School of Baltimore (MD) This article is dedicated to all those educators who regularly do “work” that is beyond their paper job description. As I sat down to write this article, I reflected on a time when I was trying to find the “perfect …

Student Trips in the Time of COVID

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By Kelsey Shea, LL’20/21, gcLi Penn-GSE Fellow ‘21, Service Coordinator and Faculty member, St. Andrew’s School (RI). “Just know that we may cancel this anytime before your flight actually takes off.” That was the tagline of the Renaissance Florence class this year. We knew that it was a 50/50 chance that we would actually be able to go to Florence, …