School leaders are beginning to brand their schools to share the positive messages about learning and open up the school walls to let parents in on the secret of school. But are we also responsible for branding students in a way that stifles them?
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July 20, 2015
July 17, 2015
John Hattie's research shows that growth mindset vs. a fixed mindset has an effect size of .19, which is below the Hinge Point, and the biggest reason why the growth mindset may not work is in the classroom.
July 16, 2015
Common routines and practices based on shared values relies on the leader's ability be creative, open minded, fair, and vision focused.
July 09, 2015
Relationships can be built or broken by a miscommunicated thought left unexplored.
June 09, 2015
Principals may not have the voice that their teachers think they do. They may actually just be speaking for someone else and feel as though they have no voice at all.
June 04, 2015
More than ever we, and the students in our charge, need parents as informed and active partners.
May 18, 2015
In education, we often talk about how it's critical it is to teach our students the "Four C's": communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity. While I agree these are critical competencies our students should master, what we miss in this discussion is an emphasis on another very important C, global competency.
May 13, 2015
When it comes to confidence building for women in leadership there are at least 3 ways to 'show the love.'
May 01, 2015
We live in a very wired and distracted society. Maybe we should keep that in mind when it comes to professional development?
April 26, 2015
How many of us have sat through pointless or less-than-informational parent-teacher conferences? It's time to turn that around.