While everything else in education in shifting away from teacher centered environments, why shouldn't the old parent/teacher conferences get a face lift too?
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March 27, 2015
March 24, 2015
There is a misconception that Twitter and other social media platforms are only a place for teenagers or celebrities. When in reality, a growing number of leaders and educators are using Twitter to learn, grow, and connect.
March 22, 2015
Social media is supposed to create a connection between people but lately more stories show how it leads to isolation. What's the lesson for our students...and ourselves?
March 19, 2015
Modeling, recognizing those who do the things that reflect the schools' values, and limiting the number of "Do Not" memos can and will make a difference in response and morale along with it.
March 17, 2015
Teachers are getting bashed on one side and praised on the other. Is it time for teachers to create their own brand?
March 12, 2015
The reports are everywhere. Teacher enrollment is down, but their status is up. Regardless of the reports, teachers need a little inspiration. What would you say if you had 5 minutes to do it?
March 10, 2015
In schools we have staff that cross from young to veteran, which means we all need to be more generational Savvy in order to collaborate across generations. This is Part II is a series of II by Jennifer Abrams.
March 08, 2015
Sometimes flipped leadership comes of like a gimmick, but it's really centered in instructional leadership. Instructional leadership takes a whole lot of risk taking and relationship building.
March 07, 2015
The flipside of feedback. How often do teachers ask students for feedback on what transpired in the classroom as a way to advance their own teaching and ultimately student learning?
March 03, 2015
Recently an article appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education that focused on why professors won't raise a student's grade when asked. Perhaps the issue isn't the student, but the clarity of the teacher.