Listening is one of the most important aspects to our learning, but many of us don't do it well, and we definitely could do it better with our students.
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Professional development gets a bad rap from time to time. Teachers and leaders aren't always happy after they leave, and truth be told, consultants aren't always happy when they leave either.
September 20, 2016
There are many reasons why instructional coaching is crucial to teacher development, and here are a few ways to do it well.
September 06, 2016
Collaborative leadership is about working in partnership with those groups that are a part of the school community, and there are 6 influences based on the research of John Hattie to help get leaders there.
August 28, 2016
We always tell students to learn from their mistakes but it seems that we don't give the same courtesy to instructional coaches. Why is that? Here are five steps coaches can take to reinvent their program.
August 01, 2016
In less than a week we will all be leaning in watching the Olympics. Thousands of athletes who have worked for years with their coach to improve in their sport. Why don't more teachers take advantage of the coaches they have in their buildings?
July 17, 2016
We enter into conversations all the time without thinking much about it, and we certainly don't practice the art of communication like we train before a 5K. All of that can lead to a communication breakdown, and here are 6 ways to make sure that doesn't happen.
July 10, 2016
Professional development is done with us, and sometimes it's done to us. When it comes to your professional development, are you content with the scenario? If so, here are a few ways to change that.
May 26, 2016
Not making an impact on the teachers you work with? Maybe your feedback is backfiring.
April 26, 2016
New learning can be intimidating, regardless of whether you're an adult or child. The experiences we bring to the table can help support us or provide more fear. However, there are several steps all teachers can take to lessen the fear among students and maximize the learning.