We considered the question, "What do principals need to know and be able to do?" in the first blog in this series. The second post outlined next gen prep. This post recaps best practices and next steps. Best Practice. As districts consider leadership pipeline and as states update licensure, they can incorporate, encourage and invest in best practices in leadership development. The experts described four key practices...
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October 20, 2014
October 16, 2014
Attention must be paid how the leader's heart is developed and shared, the ways in which words are used to communicate and inspire or heal, and the way people feel about the authenticity of the person.
October 09, 2014
If you're a public school teacher in this country, chances are good that you're also a white woman. At the preschool level, the picture is slightly different.
October 08, 2014
Connected Educator Month has been going strong in the U.S. for two years already, but as this third year unfolds, we've finally gone global! In this post, I report live from ULEARN14 in Rotorua, New Zealand and share how Kiwi educators are getting connected and innovating in their classrooms.
September 30, 2014
We're looking for solid tips for special educators who are working to write standards-based individualized education programs that connect to common-core standards in reading and math.
September 26, 2014
Edcamps can help you meet your Professional Development needs, and the Edcamp Foundation has the perfect short reference book to help you get there.
September 22, 2014
Connected Educator Month (CEM)is just a little over a week away! This October marks the third year of CEM and will bring a treasure trove of virtual activities, live events and resources for educators around the globe. Originally spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Education, CEM strives to get more educators digitally connected to improve their practice. How will you be celebrating Connected Educator Month?
September 19, 2014
Did you know that people who believe they can develop their basic abilities have higher motivation and achievement than those who believe those qualities are fixed?
September 12, 2014
Seattle-based nonprofit Code.org announced new free online learning resources to teach students computer science and provide teachers with professional development.
September 11, 2014
It took 11 months worth of work to initiate one trial of my startup's video coaching service at a school in Brooklyn. Teachers' reactions ranged from earnest curiosity to outright skepticism.