Why Representation Is Important for Student Success with Dr. Peter DeWitt | By: Jonathan Woods Stitcher Apple Podcasts RSS Show Notes On this episode of Grow Kinder, we talk to Peter DeWitt, author, keynote speaker, former K–5 principal—and a strong proponent of social-emotional learning. His blog Finding Common Ground has been featured on EdWeek since 2011. Peter runs competency-based workshops and provides keynotes nationally and internationally, focusing on collaborative leadership, inclusive school climates, and connected learning. Peter talks with us about how important it is for children to have a social-emotional connection to their education, the topics he explores in his blog at Education Week, and how mindfulness has had a significant impact on his life. Learn more about Peter’s work at PeterMDewitt.com and read his blog Finding Common Ground at EdWeek.org.