Lower School Friday Focus

February 5, 2016

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We all are so varied in personalities and approaches to teaching - and in my opinion it is those "differences" that make a staff successful. I was trying to find a quote other than the normal "be yourself" quotes, and found the above. We each are at different points - from our implementation of technology to our approach to running our classroom.

There some things I do expect you to do "alike" as your administrator - teach the same curriculum, be consistent with grading and assessment practices, keep in contact and communicate with parents as situations arise...but there are so many things that I appreciate about your differences!

So what I am saying is be you. Compete with yourself. For when competition is fostered among a staff, the entire staff suffers. I have seen competition truly destroy a staff, for the negativity that ensued made for a very miserable workplace.

Let's make a commitment to each compete with ourselves to become better than we were yesterday. If we all focus on ourselves, we will experience true growth.

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