We have so many things flying at us in school, wouldn't it be nice to work on one we believe in? Here are 8 ideas that are based on research that may provide a good starting point.
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December 01, 2015
November 25, 2015
Twitter has been used by hundreds of thousands of educators, but recent news should make us wonder whether the social media platform is seeing its demise. What will educators do?
November 22, 2015
As teachers, we are only one step away from a bad lesson, which is why instructional coaching is so important. However, a recent bad performance made me realize that coaches need some coaching too.
November 15, 2015
When done correctly, instructional coaching offers enormous benefits to teachers and students. Unfortunately, during these days of accountability there are at least three ways that coaches are used as less of a resource and more as compliance officers.
November 04, 2015
When coaches and leaders have difficulty creating authentic dialogue that will help foster collaboration, they may not understand that their status may be the wedge that causes the issue.
November 02, 2015
If leaders want teachers to engage every student, perhaps they should try engaging every teacher.
October 23, 2015
Instructional coaching is revered by some and misunderstood by others. However, just like any educator, instructional coaches have to be able to prove their impact...or they may find themselves out of a job.
October 13, 2015
It's Connected Educator Month, and two of the best tools around can help transform the way leaders lead, teachers teach, and students learn.
September 28, 2015
For as long as there have been schools, there has been the debate over the importance of subject-matter knowledge. It doesn't matter as much as you may think.
September 10, 2015
Coaching is about deep, long lasting relationships between a teacher and coach. If we are entering into the coaching relationship we need to do it in a way that won't be a waste time. Here are 4 ways coaching won't work.