Some leaders only focus on what to fix outward and never spend enough time looking inward to see what needs fixing first. Coaching can help that. A coach can help that, but in order for it to happen, the coach needs credibility.
Too often leaders find themselves in the weeds, which prevents them from making good decisions. There are 5 ways to prevent that from happening.
As a society we seem to be more polarized than ever, and as an institution students do not seem to trust us very much. It's time to get the trust back and it begins with our school climate.
"Differentiation might have a chance to work if we are willing, as a nation, to return to the days when students of similar abilities were placed in classes with other students whose learning needs paralleled their own." Is that really the only way differentiation will work?
Statistics have shown that more students with learning differences (LD) are entering college campuses, according to the National Center for Learning Disabilities. Fayetteville State University is prepared to meet their needs.
So often we think teachers are the ones who don't want to collaborate, when the principal may be the one who believes that they should dictate the need for collaboration but not be a part of it.
We hear a lot about accountability in the public education realm and there are negative connotations for the term. Accountability isn't all stress and pressure, though.
We live in a world of gimmicks, shiny new toys, and silver bullets. Too often we find ourselves chasing all of them and it prevents us from doing the work that matters.
Saying "data" in conjunction with student learning often feels sterile and uncaring. However, data is much more than just numbers, and you can learn more about it in this blog.
Many teachers and leaders collaborate. It's not a new word. However, just because they do it doesn't mean they do it right. Here are some things to think about when it comes to collaboration.