Getting chosen to do a TED Talk is a big deal, but every time we get chosen to present to our peers or an audience of strangers, we should be thankful. We never know what will happen after we finish.


Leaders often listen in order to solve a problem, but they should consider these 8 other forms of listening that will help them be more of a mindful listener.


Professional development can be very expensive, especially if it centers around a whole district initiative. It results in being a waste of time if administrators and teachers don't attend it together, and there are at least 4 reasons why they won't.


A recent NAEP report shows that a high percentage of students are functionally illiterate. Will Systems of Supports for Rigorous Learning (SSRL) help solve the issue?


Seriously? It's 2016 and students aren't encouraged to blog? There are at least 6 reasons why they should be blogging, and they all focus on learning!


Survey says! 3 questions to help guide your use of student feedback.


New learning can be intimidating, regardless of whether you're an adult or child. The experiences we bring to the table can help support us or provide more fear. However, there are several steps all teachers can take to lessen the fear among students and maximize the learning.


Instructional coaching can have enormous benefits, but there are at least 3 reasons why it's probably not working in your school.


Walkthroughs can offer enormous learning opportunities for teachers and leaders, but unfortunately they focus on at least 8 myths that aren't offering the biggest bang for the buck.


Many parents have a plethora of opportunities to send their children to summer camp. Parents of children on the autism spectrum aren't as fortunate with the summer camp possibilities, but there is one camp that is trying to change that.


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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