Family Stories: Re-envisioning the Possible in Classrooms

By Moraima Machado, Ed.D (Principal in San Lorenzo Unified School District) The goal of freedom is human creativity, the enhancement, and elaboration of life ~ (Nachmanovitch, 1990) When I was growing up in Venezuela, I often found myself on my mother’s bed or at our dining room table listening to stories. We didn’t have a […]

Imagination + People = Possibilities

By Tanya de Hoog (Principal and possibility explorer; MEd Imaginative K-12 Leadership) Before I started inquiring into the role of imagination in leadership, I used to think that imagination was a thing that belonged to a select group of gifted artists and thinkers. I did not count myself as one of them. Over time, I’ve […]

What If? Walking Just Paths in Educational Leadership

By Lori Driussi, PhD. (Passionate educator, wayfarer) Walking school hallways, my rubber soles catch on the linoleum in the way my “what ifs” catch on the constraints of a public system. There isn’t quite enough friction to stop my progress or imaginative musings but just enough to trip me up, enough to slow my pace […]