Power Dynamics in Early Learning: The Language We Use
In this article, originally published in Child Care Exchange, Nichole Parks and Judy Jablon explore how our choice of language and communication styles can transform our interactions with children and adults.
Promising Practices in Alabama Using a Shared Leadership Model for Early Learning Coaching
In this article, originally published in Early Learning Nation, Judy Jablon, Alison LaRocca, and Tara Skiles describe LFC’s partnership with the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education to build a shared leadership model for equitable, strengths-based early learning coaching.
The Five Commitments of Optimistic Leaders: They Work Together
Another argument is brewing as Chandra tells her daughter, 10-year-old Rosie, to stop pestering her little brother, Dexter. As usual, Rosie ignores her and continues to tease her brother. This dynamic happens at least ten times a day and Chandra can’t see beyond the struggle. She’s furious with Rosie and annoyed with herself for not [...]
Optimistic Leaders Own Their Wisdom: Modeling Equity for Children
We all have headwinds and tailwinds — factors in our lives that either propel us forward or draw us back. As we prepare for our March Leading for Children (LFC) webinar, we invite you to think about these headwinds and tailwinds in the context of wisdom, considering how your personal and professional experiences shape your [...]