2016 is quickly approaching and there are at least 12 issues that will divide schools. We all need to eliminate that division and work on how to address them.
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Our conveyor belts are filled with curriculum and initiatives that weren't worth our time. There are at least 10 questions schools should ask before they buy what consultants are selling.
December 08, 2015
The world is changing but are our schools prepared for uncommon learning?
December 06, 2015
The problem with the growth mindset, and why it's sometimes a low-hanging fruit, is that school leaders and teachers do a book study on it, but their practices really don't change as much as their monologue does.
December 03, 2015
Mindfulness-based interventions are at the vanguard of addressing the health disparities that manifest in The Strong Black Woman.
November 22, 2015
As teachers, we are only one step away from a bad lesson, which is why instructional coaching is so important. However, a recent bad performance made me realize that coaches need some coaching too.
November 19, 2015
Principal churn is an issue leaders and schools have to face, but some leaders are doing better than others. There are six stories that will help leaders want to stay in their school, get out of their office and really connect with students.
November 15, 2015
When done correctly, instructional coaching offers enormous benefits to teachers and students. Unfortunately, during these days of accountability there are at least three ways that coaches are used as less of a resource and more as compliance officers.
November 10, 2015
The technology industry hasn't just fostered a culture of change, it has gotten consumers to expect and embrace it. What can the education profession learn from that?
November 06, 2015
Flipping for the sake of flipping is not enough to move the dial of learning. In this co-authored blog between Peter DeWitt and John Hattie, they discuss the reason why true learning in school needs collaborative leadership.