We ask students to be self-directed learners and take risks, but often leaders and teachers don't take those same type of risks and seem to want the answer before they really know the question to answer.
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March 24, 2017
March 12, 2017
Too often leaders don't involve teachers in the decision making process and then get mad at them for always asking what it is that leaders want them to do when it comes to any decision at all. Research shows that when teachers are authentically involved, the solutions to problems get stronger.
March 05, 2017
As states finalize new school accountability plans under ESSA, measures of school climate have received increasing attention. Many states have included school climate as a "non-academic" indicator of school quality in their recently drafted plans. But what does that mean?
February 28, 2017
If leaders want to have a deeper impact they need to understand their current reality, which will help them understand where to start. Here are 7 areas to focus on.
February 23, 2017
11 years later, would Sir Ken Robinson finally find creativity in our schools?
February 01, 2017
Project based learning is an effective format used for professional development. Here are 5 non-negotiable to make sure your PD goes well.
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 12, 2017
Trying to get students to ask questions instead of always looking for the answers is hard. Too often they're just doing it for the grade, which is a culture we created. It's time to turn that game around.
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.