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.
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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.
March 30, 2017
Deciding someone is uncoachable is very complicated. That decision involves thinking about how the coach approaches the teacher and how the teacher became involved with the coaching program.
March 24, 2017
We ask students to be self-directed learners and take risks, but often leaders and teachers don't take those same type of risks and seem to want the answer before they really know the question to answer.
March 17, 2017
District leaders have long had the reputation for sitting in their ivory towers and making all the rules. Here are a few ways one district leader is shattering that myth.
February 28, 2017
If leaders want to have a deeper impact they need to understand their current reality, which will help them understand where to start. Here are 7 areas to focus on.
February 26, 2017
The Trump administration rescinded protections for transgender students but it doesn't mean that school leaders and teachers have to rescind the same protections. Educators have a moral obligation to protect all students.
February 19, 2017
After a series of blogs on leadership coaching, leaders filled out a survey asking them what priorities they would like to be coached through. Here are the five they suggested. Are they the same as yours?
February 12, 2017
Principals want to be coached. However, in order for leadership coaching to be effective and not just a one and done, they need these four necessary ingredients.
January 18, 2017
Research shows that instructional coaching works to foster teacher growth, but very few school principals have a leadership coach to help them grow. Will that work for principals?