In January 2014, the Kentucky Senate Education Committee room became my new classroom—but this time I was the student, not the teacher.
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What's the most effective teacher leadership role? Use the hedgehog test to determine how to have the most impact.
May 07, 2015
In Washington, D.C., the Teacher Leadership Innovation (TLI) School Pilot is in its third year. Here are a DCPS superintendent's observations of TLI.
May 06, 2015
As the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, we'll hear lots about New Orleans. But we probably won't hear about one essential feature of their education restart: teacher leadership development.
May 05, 2015
Sometimes it's a turtle tank, not a cage, that needs busting. Three types of instructional teacher leaders can bust the tank.
May 04, 2015
It is the age of the teacher leader. with new initiatives starting all around the country. This week, we'll share some of the impressive results.
May 01, 2015
We only need two things to have great education: students and teachers. More money, alone, is not the answer.
April 29, 2015
We don't have a vision for K-12 (or P-16) education in this country. Having one won't solve our problems, but it's a necessary precondition.
April 28, 2015
Education must protect and prepare everyone—and we must keep costs under control. This is where the ghost of Ronald Reagan should inform our education policy.
April 27, 2015
Tina Fey's four rules for improv comedy also apply to teaching. Teachers should follow Fey's rules to get a seat at the table and a voice in the conversation.