Although Finland is a great country to visit and learn from when it comes to education, it seems as though we really don't have to go that far to see educational greatness because we have it within our own country too.


"Everybody knows that something is amiss, afoot, and adrift, and nobody seems to know what to do. This puts education in the forefront of figuring out the future of humankind." Are we prepared to do it?


Building collective efficacy among staff has a high effect size and is a characteristic of a collaborative leader. Unfortunately, not every situation in leadership can be collaborative. There are 4 types of leadership styles. In this blog those 4 styles are explained and a reflective tool is offered as a way for leaders to see where they spend most of their time.


Is the PTA outdated, or do more parents need professional development on what schools need?


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.


Project-based learning has a low effect size because it's often done incorrectly. In this blog. 4 ways are given to make sure the PBL is done right in the classroom.


Too many adults, which includes educators, are contributing to fake news being posted on social media. Let's continue to teach our students about media literacy, but take some time to re-educate ourselves on it as well.


Do you want deeper professional learning? Are you tired of professional development that wastes your time? Have you tried collaborative inquiry? If you don't know what collaborative inquiry is, this is the blog for you.


We have all had our fair share of difficult parents over the years, but are parents who are also teachers the most difficult?


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.


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