The World Health Organization says burnout is now considered a medical condition due to the impact it can have on our overall health. Here are some ways we become burned out and a few ways we can find that work-life balance to help minimize stress.


Collective efforts harnessed to become focused school improvement efforts can build positive mindsets, relationships, and trust among staff as well as improve student outcomes, writes instructional coach and educational consultant Beate Planche.


Cultures of oppression and discrimination exist, and ignoring that in schools won't make it go away. Guest bloggers Michael Fullan and John Malloy detail how to build a more inclusive school community.


To reach all students, we need not individualize curriculum through digital means to make up for presupposed knowledge gaps, writes guest blogger Paul Emerich France. We need to, instead, attack the problem at its foundation.


A recent study found that one organization's instructional-leadership professional development had no impact. Could it be because the topic of instructional leadership needs to be expanded?


After feeling frustrated five years ago about the topic of college and career readiness, one superintendent went about changing the way his district approached it.


Have you ever felt like you had a list a mile long of things to do, you did them all, and you still felt like you weren't any further along than when you began completing the list? We call that activity rich and impact poor. Here's a way to turn that around.


Schema can help students understand how things work and how to organize their knowledge, writes author and consultant Julie Stern. And this post will help teachers understand how to help students build it.


Investing in early learning makes the biggest impact on a student's achievement, says Marion County, S.C., Superintendent Kandace Bethea. When a teacher is not available, we have to find other ways to get the job done, such as community partnerships.


Our judgments and biases are preventing students, and adults, from succeeding, and here are seven examples of when that happens.


The opinions expressed in Peter DeWitt's Finding Common Ground are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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