As soon as a student receives the classification of special education, that label can create a glass ceiling for them. However, that label has long created a glass ceiling for their special education teachers.
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March 17, 2019
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Every so often I love when I get into a space of learning where I can sit down, read a book, and take multiple notes, writes Peter DeWitt.
February 17, 2019
Recently, several hundred leaders filled out a survey stating they were confident in their ability to be instructional leaders. Many teachers filling out a like survey said, "Not so fast."
February 10, 2019
There is a lot of pushback from critics when teachers and leaders try to address the social-emotional-learning needs of students. The reality is that social-emotional learning is not only easy to address, it's important to do so, and this post explains why.
February 03, 2019
Instructional leadership is easy to talk about but much more difficult to put into practice. And now leaders are being asked to be content experts, which is not the best use of their time and can lead to burnout. So, where do we start?
January 27, 2019
Peter DeWitt discusses life for LGBTQ students and what schools should do to help them.
January 20, 2019
There is so much important research in education, but much of it doesn't get used. Here's why.
January 13, 2019
Schools across the country participate in active-shooter drills. Perhaps it's time to find a better approach to preparing students for emergency events.
December 02, 2018
2019 is quickly approaching. Here are 12 issues that leaders should have on their radar for the new year.
November 11, 2018
A few months ago, there was a blog post on Finding Common Ground that was shared 300,000 times but was read 100,000 times. It seems as though the adults who talk about media literacy don't necessarily read what they share, and that's a problem.