Too often principals ask teachers and coaches to do something that they aren't going to do themselves. Is video one of them?
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April 04, 2017
Saying "data" in conjunction with student learning often feels sterile and uncaring. However, data is much more than just numbers, and you can learn more about it in this blog.
March 30, 2017
Deciding someone is uncoachable is very complicated. That decision involves thinking about how the coach approaches the teacher and how the teacher became involved with the coaching program.
March 07, 2017
Stephen Covey created a list of habits that he found true in highly successful people. Unfortunately there are also leaders who have the 7 habits of highly ineffective leaders. Read here to see where your leadership falls.
March 02, 2017
There is a moment when we're teaching that a struggling student becomes the student we no longer think we can reach. It's different for all of us, and it depends on our self-efficacy (.63), the climate of the school in which we teach, and the accountability we face from our school leaders.
February 28, 2017
If leaders want to have a deeper impact they need to understand their current reality, which will help them understand where to start. Here are 7 areas to focus on.
February 21, 2017
If video works so well in teaching, could it be just as beneficial for students?
February 19, 2017
After a series of blogs on leadership coaching, leaders filled out a survey asking them what priorities they would like to be coached through. Here are the five they suggested. Are they the same as yours?
January 25, 2017
Just like teaching and leading there are so many different opinions on coaching that works. Which coaching is for you?