It is in the hands of the teachers and leaders to grab hold of the assessments developed within the school and have them be more reflective of the school's values about student success, using feedback, coaching, and encouragement along the learning path.
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March 22, 2016
March 20, 2016
The school leaders' crafting a vision does not mean "on your own." It involves bringing board members, other administrators, teachers, parents, and students from all levels to the table.
February 25, 2016
STEM does not need to be the elevation of four subjects over others. More holistically, it is the opportunity to redesign education to be inclusive of all subjects and all students.
February 23, 2016
Our raison d'être is to prepare children to know how to learn even beyond our reach, and to be ready, when walking across our graduation stages, to go on to college or directly into a career—we have a responsibility to look at financial literacy as a part of the K-12 curriculum.
February 07, 2016
Rarely does a district value the development of the personal leadership capacities of their leaders and even more rarely do they invest in them.
February 02, 2016
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.
January 31, 2016
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.
January 28, 2016
At what point are educators complicit in the decision about which students will be knowledge workers and which can not?
January 21, 2016
Successful leadership is not perched atop the organization; success results from embedding leadership throughout all levels of the organization.
January 12, 2016
A difference can be made as we work with our students to recognize and acknowledge the bias that exists, to call it out when it exists, and to develop the inner strength to walk the tough path of trailblazers.