Social media offers us a plethora of opportunities to chase after silver bullets that may or may not help us with our issues. Sometimes we need to take a big step back first and ask, "Who knows what's best for students?"
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Twitter offers connections, professional development, and the opportunity to find engaging resources for the classroom. In this post that originally appeared in 2011, Peter explains why educators should join Twitter.
May 26, 2016
Not making an impact on the teachers you work with? Maybe your feedback is backfiring.
May 25, 2016
Many leaders and teachers aren't prepared to engage in inclusive education, and students are sitting back saying, "Make it relevant or make it stop."
May 22, 2016
Many preservice teachers are just graduating, and a brand new teaching experience awaits them in the fall; and it's one that they will have to negotiate without a net. Hopefully their professors have prepared them, but there are at least 10 areas that they need to have on their minds when they enter the classroom.
April 28, 2016
Survey says! 3 questions to help guide your use of student feedback.
April 24, 2016
Instructional coaching can have enormous benefits, but there are at least 3 reasons why it's probably not working in your school.
April 19, 2016
Walkthroughs can offer enormous learning opportunities for teachers and leaders, but unfortunately they focus on at least 8 myths that aren't offering the biggest bang for the buck.
March 28, 2016
Instructional coaches help teachers understand the impact they, as teachers, are having on their students. This tool may help instructional coaches understand the impact they are having, as coaches, on the teachers they work with.
March 22, 2016
The other days I posted about 12 words that should be banned from our educational vocabulary. Here are 12 that I believe should be added.