Project based learning is an effective format used for professional development. Here are 5 non-negotiable to make sure your PD goes well.
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February 01, 2017
January 25, 2017
Just like teaching and leading there are so many different opinions on coaching that works. Which coaching is for you?
January 22, 2017
Think you have teacher clarity? Here are four Phrases All Teachers Say and No Students Understand
January 18, 2017
Research shows that instructional coaching works to foster teacher growth, but very few school principals have a leadership coach to help them grow. Will that work for principals?
January 15, 2017
If we can't get students to differentiate between what bullying is and what it's not, how can we get students to differentiate between what is fake news and what is not when some adults don't even know?
January 10, 2017
Education wasn't always the hottest topic of the presidential campaign. It took a backseat to Tweets, fake news and name calling. However, there will surely be changes in education because so much is bubbling to the top. Here are 17 critical issues facing education.
January 08, 2017
There is no doubt that the 4 C's are still very important even after they first came out so long ago. However, part of the problem is that we throw students into the deep end of the 4 C's and have never, or may have never, established a school climate that will help deeply support the students before they dive in. We can't do the 4 C's without fostering the important 5th C.
January 06, 2017
After posting Teachers, 'What Feedback Would You Give Your Principals?' many teachers filled out a survey explaining that what their principal believes they are good at as a leader, is not necessarily true. Read the responses and think to yourself, "What can I learn from this?"
January 04, 2017
A recent survey showed that teachers believe their principals went into administration for the money and financial goal accounts for their leaders' perceived lack of leadership. Unfortunately, that perspective isn't the reality for most leaders.
January 01, 2017
It's 2017 and we are all in the mood to have deeper relationships and make the year better than the one we had in 2016. The Big three strategies in this blog are sure to help deepen the relationships we have with others.