Does it really matter whether principals have teaching experience before they take a position in leadership? Perhaps it's not the position you come from that matters...as much as the experience you bring.
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April 13, 2015
March 24, 2015
In order to foster teacher voice, there are 8 conditions that are needed in every school, but that's not as easy as you may think. Which conditions are missing in your school?
March 12, 2015
The reports are everywhere. Teacher enrollment is down, but their status is up. Regardless of the reports, teachers need a little inspiration. What would you say if you had 5 minutes to do it?
March 05, 2015
In today's guest blog, Andreas Scheicher, well known for his role in PISA explains the ABC's of gender equality in education.
February 26, 2015
Two recent commentaries in Education Week and the NY Times focused on the need for annual state testing. Unfortunately we keep battling over testing at a time when we should really talk about learning.
January 14, 2015
After posting Would You Eat These School Lunches, Peter DeWitt received many e-mails showing much better options. Patrick Floegel was one of those who wanted to show a different way to serve school food.
January 01, 2015
Every time we engage with our students and parents matters because they are making judgments about us that may be untrue, and we should understand that we too are making decisions about all of them...within a blink of an eye.
December 11, 2014
What advice would you give to your younger teacher self?
December 09, 2014
In today's guest blog, the Core Knowledge Foundation responds to Peter's December 4th post Curriculum Wars: What Should All Children Learn?
December 04, 2014
What should all students be expected to learn? The Common Core set out to level the playing field, but in many states different schools are doing different things. Level playing field...or more of the same?