3 Essential Personal Attributes of Leaders

Rarely does a district value the development of the personal leadership capacities of their leaders and even more rarely do they invest in them.


Is it Political Correctness or Simple Kindness?

The attention to how we speak is truly the attention to how we feel. It seems that how we feel is not as private as we think. This does not go unnoticed in our schools and it must not go unaddressed.


Redefining Learning: The Goochland Journey Toward Deeper Learning

We have learned that development needs to take place with principals, with both opportunities for "in the trenches" training alongside teachers and to training for assessing the quality of learning teachers are designing and implementing.


The Power of Transcending Differences

The success of leaders depends, maybe more now than ever, upon the ability to know one's self, be one's self, and stay true to the purpose that guides one's life.


Can STEM Be Education's Disruptive Innovation?

At what point are educators complicit in the decision about which students will be knowledge workers and which can not?


In Defense of 140 Character Tweets

Regardless of where one stands in the debate about whether "Tweeting" has contributed to or is destroying our capacity for meaningful two way communication and dialogue, there are places where brief communication can connect people and share thoughts.


4 Critical Leadership Abilities Leading to Student Success

We would be foolish to expect professionals who have experienced success in the past to seek and adopt new practices without purposeful professional development and an environment in which adult learning and risk-taking is valued and rewarded.


Leadership Matters at All Levels

Successful leadership is not perched atop the organization; success results from embedding leadership throughout all levels of the organization.


Homework: Leading Unmandated Change

We argue the decision to give homework should be based on evidence that it is effective and by developing a shared value amongst the faculty and parents and yes, the students.


Addressing Childhood Adversity in Schools

We have been able to come together around a vision of a school that does not ignore the trauma in many children's everyday lives while completely eliminating suspensions.


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