A lot has been written, both good and bad, about 'Grit," but it's the hard learning that makes learning so good.
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Many times initiatives fail because they lack coherence. Michael Fullan and Joanne Quinn show us how to do that.
December 30, 2015
A 2013 article in Forbes Magazine suggested that only 8 percent of people follow through on their New Year's resolutions because they are often too lofty. Here are 9 easy places to start.
December 27, 2015
New books focusing on education come out every day. Some gain a wide audience while others don't have the machine behind them to help promote. Here are 16 books that educators should consider reading in 2016.
December 15, 2015
2016 is quickly approaching and there are at least 12 issues that will divide schools. We all need to eliminate that division and work on how to address them.
December 13, 2015
Homework has been a controversial issue for a long time. Some teachers use it to extend learning while others seem to use it to promote compliance. How do you use homework?
December 10, 2015
Our conveyor belts are filled with curriculum and initiatives that weren't worth our time. There are at least 10 questions schools should ask before they buy what consultants are selling.
December 08, 2015
The world is changing but are our schools prepared for uncommon learning?
December 06, 2015
The problem with the growth mindset, and why it's sometimes a low-hanging fruit, is that school leaders and teachers do a book study on it, but their practices really don't change as much as their monologue does.
November 19, 2015
Principal churn is an issue leaders and schools have to face, but some leaders are doing better than others. There are six stories that will help leaders want to stay in their school, get out of their office and really connect with students.