Currere and Lived Experience

Curriculum theorist and expert William Pinar developed the system of currere in the 1970s as a way to reimagine education using personal stories and experiences as the starting point.
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Tech with Heart

Imagine a classroom where we could empower every voice in that room — where we celebrated the ideas of not only the students who raised their hands but where every individual had a platform to make their thoughts seen.
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Dear Principal

Dear Principal, I see you. I see you walking down the hall, your shoulders slumped with unseen burdens.
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President’s Column

The end of the 2020-2021 school year is near! No matter how prepared we were for every day this year, we all know we really never had control of what the world was going to toss in our direction.
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Connecting with Staff

There were so many times that I felt helpless as a leader and this tiny gesture gave me just a bit of control. I was still able to connect with my staff even though it was from afar.
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NDP Finalists Named

Five Texas principals were named Texas National Distinguished Principal (NDP) finalists by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA).
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Getting in the Mud

Writing and speaking matter. Art, memes, sketches, and photos all serve as important outlets. What if we saw this as the art of teaching self-expression?
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The Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA), whose hallmark is educational leaders learning with and from each other, has served Texas PK-8 school leaders since 1917. Member owned and member governed, TEPSA has more than 5,900 members who direct the activities of 3 million PK-8 school children. TEPSA is an affiliate of the National Association of Elementary School Principals.

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