We live in a very wired and distracted society. Maybe we should keep that in mind when it comes to professional development?
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May 01, 2015
April 30, 2015
What feelings should classrooms focus on? All of them. Isn't it time for some legislation to support social-emotional learning?
April 22, 2015
It seems easy to fall into the status quo these days, but there are 5 steps every teacher should take to be more evolved in their practices.
April 17, 2015
Professional development are two words that teachers dread. But what if leaders and teachers changed the focus and followed this 5 point plan?
April 10, 2015
There are at least two areas where school leaders waste the time of teachers. The faculty meeting is one of them and here are 3 reasons why.
April 06, 2015
In the Teacher Voice Report by the Quaglia Institute, teachers say they are afraid of failure. Ironically, even more are afraid of success.
March 29, 2015
Too many observations result in passive conversations and very little learning. Principals need to approach observations like an instructional coach, but are they prepared to do so?
March 27, 2015
Using video is an excellent option to truly see how we engage with our students, but too often it won't happen because of a lack of trust in the building. Here are some options to overcome those obstacles.
March 10, 2015
In schools we have staff that cross from young to veteran, which means we all need to be more generational Savvy in order to collaborate across generations. This is Part II is a series of II by Jennifer Abrams.
March 08, 2015
Sometimes flipped leadership comes of like a gimmick, but it's really centered in instructional leadership. Instructional leadership takes a whole lot of risk taking and relationship building.