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?
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Education wasn't always the hottest topic of the presidential campaign. It took a backseat to Tweets, fake news and name calling. However, there will surely be changes in education because so much is bubbling to the top. Here are 17 critical issues facing education.
January 01, 2017
It's 2017 and we are all in the mood to have deeper relationships and make the year better than the one we had in 2016. The Big three strategies in this blog are sure to help deepen the relationships we have with others.
December 16, 2016
Instructional coaches should be able to explain their job in 20 seconds or less, but many are left wondering what their jobs actually entail.
November 28, 2016
We seem to be surrounded by negativity which can harm our school climate. Research shows that a happy school climate results in better engaged students. Here are 7 ways to make your school climate happier.
November 15, 2016
School climate is very popular these days in educational circles. The only issue with that is school leaders often avoid talking about the topics that will make their climates better.
November 08, 2016
Ashton and Webb (1986) found that, "Teachers with low teaching efficacy don't feel that teachers, in general, can make much of a difference in the lives of students, while teachers with low personal teaching efficacy don't feel that they, personally, affect the lives of the students." Yeah, I'd say self-efficacy matters.
October 23, 2016
If coaching is beneficial to teachers, it should be beneficial to principals as well, and there are at least five reasons why.
October 16, 2016
If instructional coaching is beneficial to teachers, shouldn't leadership coaching benefical to principals? Why aren't more principals doing it?
October 12, 2016
Too often in schools situations can help build walls and make teachers and leaders feel as though they're on opposite sides. There are a number of ways leaders and teachers can prevent that from happening.