Tag Archives: Diversity

Learning Experiences Either Stick or They Suck

Leah Kyaio/ October 3, 2019/ Uncategorized

Wanted to be sure everyone has seen and signs up for our cool upcoming FREE WEBINAR! Mindset Scaffolding: Training to Diverse Brains. This will be an hour full of great information related to how the brain learns, how we as trainers and teachers can engage the brain, and – most importantly – How to make sure our learning experiences STICK

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Why Arne Duncan’s idea to boycott schools in the name of gun laws is wrong in so many ways.

Leah Kyaio/ May 24, 2018/ Blog, Current Events

Arne Duncan, former education secretary under Obama, has called for parents to boycott schools until gun laws are put in place to “protect” students. It might seem like a good idea to some. In reality, it is another example of what’s wrong with the entire picture. The real problem with this idea of a “solution” is how it makes obvious

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Bullying is OUR Fault

Leah Kyaio/ April 9, 2018/ Blog, Bullying

I’ve come to a revelation. As adults – teachers, parents, grandparents, guardians, neighbors, paraprofessionals, volunteers, community members, administrators, business people, and humans – bullying behavior is our fault. We model it in all our systems and most corporations. We model it as a nation. And we do nothing to REALLY make it stop. I believe (and research supports) that bullying

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When things like Portland happen….

Leah Kyaio/ May 29, 2017/ Current Events

I’m not looking for answers about the three young men who stood up to words of hatred and met with a blade. I’m trying to share tools. That’s how we change this story. This is a piece on how to manage ourselves, because it really does all begin with ME. It’s not a quick fix or a silver bullet. It’s

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Diversity – Aren’t we beating a dead horse?

Leah Kyaio/ May 19, 2017/ Blog

Diversity. It’s a word that has been thrown around a lot. It has become a concept that can be pretty loaded. It’s been used to criticize, organize, clarify, confuse, and conflict. Each of us has our idea of what it means, of what it does, of how it impacts us, and some awareness of the baggage we’ve acquired along the

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