We have so many things flying at us in school, wouldn't it be nice to work on one we believe in? Here are 8 ideas that are based on research that may provide a good starting point.
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December 01, 2015
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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.
November 15, 2015
When done correctly, instructional coaching offers enormous benefits to teachers and students. Unfortunately, during these days of accountability there are at least three ways that coaches are used as less of a resource and more as compliance officers.
November 12, 2015
The words "Teacher Voice" are met with some interesting reactions because of confusion over what it is, and what it's not. Teacher voice is about a shared responsibility among staff, but administrators have to give them a place at the table first.
November 06, 2015
Flipping for the sake of flipping is not enough to move the dial of learning. In this co-authored blog between Peter DeWitt and John Hattie, they discuss the reason why true learning in school needs collaborative leadership.
October 28, 2015
For all that we talk about the importance of student voice, we don't always provide the actions needed to support it.
October 20, 2015
Adults invest a great deal of time and energy into practices that will help them shift their Mindframes at home. John Hattie has 10 mindframes that will help teachers and students shift their thinking at school.
October 18, 2015
It's easy for us to look at a parent, student or colleague who doesn't want to engage with us, and blame them for the lack of engagement. However, before we do that we need to look at how we are approaching them and see if there is something we can change within our approach.
October 11, 2015
Teachers are working harder than their students. Here are 3 ways to teach less and learn more.