The Snow-Day Decision

The public's unforgiving criticism of the recent snowstorm that hit the northeast offers an exaggerated insight into the ongoing commentary about the work of educators and the politicians who they have voted into office.


Principals Have a Complex Job

Principals are expected to create and support a safe community for all learners; students and teachers both. Their charge is enormous.


Dear Gov. Cuomo, N.Y. Schools Need More Than Good Intentions

Policymakers interested in improving schools play a critical role. We remain open to the hope that the Governor of New York State believes his solutions are well informed. But, we do not see "bad teachers" as the problem.


Teacher Tenure and Excellence #TBT

Excellence is a leadership issue, not a tenure issue.


Learning the Way Out of Poverty

If we are to teach and lead in a system where we can help students who live in poverty to "learn their way out of poverty" then we must understand it well and communicate its reality as we investigate the ways to eliminate its constrains on learning.


Can a Leader Be an Introvert?

Create time and spaces for introverts to contribute, and increase the number of opportunities for leadership and quiet leaders to emerge.


Educational Reform: Take the Long View

Rather than focusing on the issues that appear at our feet, keeping focused on our purpose, the children, fuels energy and creativity, and staves off the negativity that comes from implementation exhaustion.


Evaluation Lessons From Roger Ebert

Our challenge lies in the fact that coaching and evaluating are different. Yet, to simply evaluate will reduce the process to one that runs counter to our intention.


Social Studies and STEM

History is related to every STEM subject and can play a role as schools move ahead with trans-disciplinary curricula. STEM embraces, integrates, opens and welcomes thinking.


Teacher Evaluation 3.0 #TBT

There are stellar teachers, mediocre teachers, and poor ones. All can learn and grow with the times if led and supported.


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