After posting a blog focusing on why faculty meetings are a waste of time and one on why teacher observations may not be beneficial, it is pretty clear that there are 3 areas of disconnect between teachers and school principals.
When it comes to confidence building for women in leadership there are at least 3 ways to 'show the love.'
Teacher observations should be one of the most important jobs completed between a leader and teacher, but there are 3 reasons why they are typically a waste of time.
When it comes to formative assessment, there is a right question at the right time.
Mrs. Flynn was such a great fourth grade teacher, I decided to have her two years in a row. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week.
Do women in leadership have it tougher than men? Is there a gender bias in schools?
Nowhere in the US is education more of a political hotbed than in NY State. The Senate is getting ready to hold meetings around Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR), but will the Governor listen?
We live in a very wired and distracted society. Maybe we should keep that in mind when it comes to professional development?
What feelings should classrooms focus on? All of them. Isn't it time for some legislation to support social-emotional learning?
Not all assessments may be formalized, but each teacher has routines, habits, and techniques that provide a shape or structure to his or her assessment system. How can we make them better?