Isn't It Time We Take Back Education Reform?

Educational reform means to make changes to make something better, and it's gotten a bad reputation over the years. It's time we change that.


How to Identify and Keep Exceptional Young Teachers

In these days of high burnout and accountability how do you find...and keep...exceptional young teachers?


Do We All Need a Dose of Assessment Literacy?

Assessment literacy would do us all a bit of good...especially those leaders at the top.


Not ALL School Lunches Look THAT Bad!

After posting Would You Eat These School Lunches, Peter DeWitt received many e-mails showing much better options. Patrick Floegel was one of those who wanted to show a different way to serve school food.


Where Are All the Women in Educational Leadership?

Women have long been ignored in the field of leadership in education. Don't you think it's about time they got the respect they deserve?


It's Time to Stop Ignoring Data

Using data properly can lead us to better student outcomes, and after a few years of battle with it, I'm calling a truce.


Our Nation May STILL Be 'At Risk'

More than 30 years later we may still be A Nation At Risk but for many different reasons.


18 Women All K-12 Educators Should Know

In the area of thought leaders, education tends to be dominated by men. However, there are at least 16 women who every educator should know about.


10 Seconds: The Time It Takes a Student to Size You Up

Every time we engage with our students and parents matters because they are making judgments about us that may be untrue, and we should understand that we too are making decisions about all of them...within a blink of an eye.


Teacher Leadership Is More Complicated Than You Think

Teacher leaders can be an asset for schools, but choosing the right person for the position may be more complicated than you think.


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