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Moral teachers, moral students

Making moral and ethical decisions in classrooms and schools (Practice M2) requires that we understand the deeply held values of our communities (Practice M1). In this article from ASCD, Richard Weissbourd of the Harvard Graduate School of Education describes how teachers and school leaders lead change through seeking to empathetically understand the values, perspectives, and beliefs of their students—and, in turn, the role of school leaders and faculty climate in supporting teacher agency for classroom innovation


   10 minutes

   By: ASCD, Richard Weissbourd

   Educator-prep | K-12 educators

Making connections:

Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

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