Recently, the Utica City School District in New York received a grant to extend their school day. One of the reasons to extend the school day was to increase test scores.
Flipped leadership isn't a silver bullet that will make a school's problems go away, but it is a practical and engaging method to maximize time together with teachers and communicate with parents.
When it comes to professional learning and building relationships in schools, we should not have the "Do as I say, not as I do" philosophy.
When it comes to relationships, are We Too Worried About Our Rate of Return?
If we really want to create a culture of learning we should stop focusing on the adult in the room and put our focus on the student, but sometimes it's more complicated than that.
High stakes testing and educational reform is like having a coffee buzz, at some point it all comes crashing down.
Up until a few days ago I didn't understand the importance of Voxer but through some Tweets and Voxer conversations, I see how important the tool can be to building connections and communicating.
I was recently introduced to the tool Voxer by my Connected Educator friends, and it made me think...are connected educators moving too fast for others to catch up?
In her acceptance speech for the Sidney, NY Teacher of the Year Award, Stephanie Hulbert explains why she was upset when her 5 year old son said he wanted to be a teacher, and the ultimate lesson he taught her along the way.
Today's guest blog is written by 5th grade teacher Barry Saide and his students. They want readers to know what they learned from failure.