A recent survey of over 66,000 6-12 students shows that less then half feel that their teachers know their aspirations. As we spend time talking about student voice we should find ways to show we value it too.
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January 26, 2016
January 24, 2016
A recent guest blog by a transgender teacher ended up highlighting why school climate continues to be such an issue, and it seems as though many times it's the adults who are at fault.
January 05, 2016
A lot has been written, both good and bad, about 'Grit," but it's the hard learning that makes learning so good.
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 20, 2015
I am often asked by teachers and leaders how I write a blog three times a week, which is followed by "I could never do that." Which is interesting, because we expect students to do it every day.
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?
November 25, 2015
Twitter has been used by hundreds of thousands of educators, but recent news should make us wonder whether the social media platform is seeing its demise. What will educators do?
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.