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Inspiration and Insight from the CATDC Community.


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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Changing Lives Through Collaboration

“We must stretch our hearts again and again.”--Isiah NyongesaSilver Springs Secondary School, Nairobi Creative collaboration with teachers in the service of student learning has been ...
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Rethinking Teacher Evaluation in Independent Schools

Working in schools is a vulnerable act. Every day can feel like a high-stakes performance review in front of an audience of young evaluators: performing ...
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Of Bake Sales, Menstrual Pads, and the Oscars

A still captured from the Oakwood GLI Pad Project Kickstarter It was mostly a typical Wednesday afternoon at Oakwood School. During the lunch break, a ...
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Leading With the Brain in Mind

Leading others can be daunting. Over the last couple years, I have partnered with the CATDC to offer programs that help independent school leaders understand ...
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Why We Need Racial Literacy Now More Than Ever

Given the current national landscape, it has become painfully obvious that those of us in schools need to double our efforts to teach racial literacy ...
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