3 Reasons Why Your Twitter Ego Could Destroy Your Message

In this day and age of celebrities popping up in reality television, Twitter is bringing in a whole new version of "edustars." Unfortunately, their message may be getting lost in their desire to be popular.


Leadership: We've Got This!

National conferences don't always leave us as inspired as we should be, but NAESP's Annual Conference had a whole lot of awesomeness and gives us hope for kids.


3 Reasons Why We Seem So Angry

If you spend time on social media you have probably noticed a lot of angry people. There at least 3 reasons why they seem so angry.


Maker Spaces: What Can They Do for ELL Students?

Makers spaces are a growing trend around innovative schools across the country, and they have benefits for ELL students that teachers may not even think about.


2 Reasons Connected Education Needs to Focus on Learning

Social media and technology are being treated like a silver bullet and schools are spending billions of dollars but there at least 2 reasons why connected education needs to focus on learning.


School Climate: What Is the Road Map to Success?

School climate is an important issue for all schools, but the direction school stakeholders is dependent on their needs. What road map is needed to provide their direction?


School Climate: Is It Fragmented, Piecemeal, and Counterproductively Competitive?

The Carnegie Task Force states, "While school systems are not responsible for meeting every need of their students, when the need directly affects learning, the school must meet the challenge." Is the competition for resources killing their chances?


John Hattie Releases 'The Politics of Distraction'

John Hattie's new research paper published by Pearson is sure to ruffle the feathers of many, but his hope is that we get passed the politics of distraction in order to focus on the things that matter.


Teacher Voice: Myth? Or Long Overdue?

Over the last few years teachers have said they don't feel like they have a voice. Is teacher voice a myth or long overdue?


Failure Is Inevitable, Plan Accordingly

We talk a lot about failure but don't like to experience it. It happens to us all, even children, and we should plan accordingly.


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