February 2019 Archives

Let's give up the search for "best practices" in grading. Best practices are often not as great as we are told.


Recently, several hundred leaders filled out a survey stating they were confident in their ability to be instructional leaders. Many teachers filling out a like survey said, "Not so fast."


There is a lot of pushback from critics when teachers and leaders try to address the social-emotional-learning needs of students. The reality is that social-emotional learning is not only easy to address, it's important to do so, and this post explains why.


Instructional leadership is easy to talk about but much more difficult to put into practice. And now leaders are being asked to be content experts, which is not the best use of their time and can lead to burnout. So, where do we start?


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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