Promote a spirit of inquiry.
Seek to understand data, explanations, ideas, anecdotes, and generalizations by asking questions, using open-ended probes, and listening.
Share your ideas, data, perceptions, and modify if necessary.
Share relevant facts, ideas, opinions, and perceptions and be willing to modify or withdraw your own as colleagues present new and relevant information.
Pay attention to self and others.
Balance your own participation and create opportunities for others to contribute and respond. Be conscious of your time and the time of others.
Presume positive intentions.
Trust...Presume the positive intentions and the good will of others.
Honour your commitments.
Honour your commitments to students, colleagues, parents, and the school and, when you are not able to, communicate with those who are affected.
Go to the source with the intention of resolving conflict.
Recognize that conflict and misunderstandings can result in growth and improvement. If conflict or misunderstandings occur, then go to the source with resolution in mind.