Caught On Tape: Using Video to Enhance Instruction

Using video is an excellent option to truly see how we engage with our students, but too often it won't happen because of a lack of trust in the building. Here are some options to overcome those obstacles.


Unwrapping the Standards: A Simple Way to Deconstruct Learning Outcomes

In the 2nd in a series of guest posts by Larry Ainsworth, he helps teachers unlock the standards.


Teacher Voice: 8 Conditions That Are Harder Than You Think

In order to foster teacher voice, there are 8 conditions that are needed in every school, but that's not as easy as you may think. Which conditions are missing in your school?


What Role Do You Play in Social Media?

Social media is supposed to create a connection between people but lately more stories show how it leads to isolation. What's the lesson for our students...and ourselves?


Focused Leadership: Fish Don't Rot From the Tail First

Building administrators and school leaders across the nation are challenged to find strategies that will generate continual increased levels of student achievement. But what is the best way?


Making Your Voice Heard: The Power of the Teacher Brand

Teachers are getting bashed on one side and praised on the other. Is it time for teachers to create their own brand?


Principal Evaluation: Focused on the Trees or the Forest?

Our conversations are consumed by teacher evaluation, but what about evaluating principals?


What If You Only Had 5 Minutes to Inspire a Teacher?

The reports are everywhere. Teacher enrollment is down, but their status is up. Regardless of the reports, teachers need a little inspiration. What would you say if you had 5 minutes to do it?


How to Be More Generationally Savvy: Skills for Collaborating - Part 2

In schools we have staff that cross from young to veteran, which means we all need to be more generational Savvy in order to collaborate across generations. This is Part II is a series of II by Jennifer Abrams.


Flipped Leadership Is About Instructional Leadership

Sometimes flipped leadership comes of like a gimmick, but it's really centered in instructional leadership. Instructional leadership takes a whole lot of risk taking and relationship building.


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