There are lots of people who go into leadership positions but never make it further than focusing on their administrative duties. There are at least three reasons why this happens.
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It's easy for leaders to make a grand plan in July when things are relatively quiet, but it's much harder to make those plans work when it's in the middle of January.
June 18, 2017
While skillfully shared feedback can catapult learning to new heights, poorly offered feedback can have minimal impact, or worse, can potentially have negative impact, leading to disengagement and resentment.
June 14, 2017
You really want to hear about the best part of student voice? This blog is written by two high school students who helped transform their high school master schedule.
June 11, 2017
We have all heard the phrase, "living vicariously through someone else," but can it be applied to learning too? Actually, research shows it can.
June 04, 2017
NPR recently published an article about an assistant principal who left the teaching ranks to make more money. Many leaders don't leave for the money, and what's the problem if they do choose to leave the classroom?
May 21, 2017
Tschannen-Moran & Gareis 2004 write, "The purpose of leadership is to facilitate group goal attainment by establishing and maintaining an environment favorable to group performance." That's an important job, and we need leaders with a sense of self-efficacy to do it.
May 07, 2017
Too often principals ask teachers and coaches to do something that they aren't going to do themselves. Is video one of them?
April 30, 2017
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.
April 26, 2017
Too often leaders find themselves in the weeds, which prevents them from making good decisions. There are 5 ways to prevent that from happening.