In order to foster teacher voice, there are 8 conditions that are needed in every school, but that's not as easy as you may think. Which conditions are missing in your school?
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March 24, 2015
March 17, 2015
Teachers are getting bashed on one side and praised on the other. Is it time for teachers to create their own brand?
March 15, 2015
Our conversations are consumed by teacher evaluation, but what about evaluating principals?
March 12, 2015
The reports are everywhere. Teacher enrollment is down, but their status is up. Regardless of the reports, teachers need a little inspiration. What would you say if you had 5 minutes to do it?
March 10, 2015
In schools we have staff that cross from young to veteran, which means we all need to be more generational Savvy in order to collaborate across generations. This is Part II is a series of II by Jennifer Abrams.
March 08, 2015
Sometimes flipped leadership comes of like a gimmick, but it's really centered in instructional leadership. Instructional leadership takes a whole lot of risk taking and relationship building.
March 07, 2015
The flipside of feedback. How often do teachers ask students for feedback on what transpired in the classroom as a way to advance their own teaching and ultimately student learning?
March 01, 2015
Teacher observations are incredibly important but are usually filled with pomp and circumstance and are more concerned about getting it done instead of getting it done right. Why not use SOLO Taxonomy?
February 26, 2015
Two recent commentaries in Education Week and the NY Times focused on the need for annual state testing. Unfortunately we keep battling over testing at a time when we should really talk about learning.
February 22, 2015
We assume there are topics that parents don't need to know about when we engage in initiatives or changes, when the reality is that they are the very topics that parents need to know about.