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Inspiration and Insight from the CATDC Community.


A Case for Ongoing Professional Development

The CATDC’s Ongoing Programs, series of 3-5 meetings led by local educators, are some of our most agile and responsive professional development offerings and the ...
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Image of the Child and the Reggio Emilia Approach

Last spring I was invited by New School-West—as a parent—to travel to Reggio Emilia, Italy, on a Five State Educator’s Tour with the entire faculty ...
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Maintaining Dignity, Integrity, and Community in the Discipline Process

The word discipline originates from the Latin root discere which means “to learn” and forms other derivatives like disciplina which means “instruction” and discipulus which ...
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When It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Your School: Reflecting on and Weathering the Storms of Change

And in the endThe love you takeIs equal to the love you make The Beatles In July of 2019, I will be experiencing a lot ...
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The Importance of Hiring Well

Head-Royce, along with many Bay Area Independent Schools, prioritizes hiring a top-notch, diverse faculty in order to support our mission, ensure effective teaching and learning, ...
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15 Books (and Anti-Racist Resources) to Add to Your Summer Reading List

As summer approaches, I get excited for the change in pace that allows me to spend time reading books that I had been hoping to ...
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