School leadership was challenging when it was a technical challenge—a largely understood task of optimizing the old age cohort standards-based model. With an improving opportunity set brought about by new tools and new school models, the job is increasingly adaptive.
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October 13, 2014
October 12, 2014
Yes, there is cause to eliminate bullying to support academic success but there is a fundamental societal reason to teach children how to interact responsibly with one another.
October 09, 2014
Teachers were ready in 1991 to infuse technology into the teaching and learning environment. We didn't seize the moment then. We must now.
October 07, 2014
Embracing e-Learning as a new teaching technology requires innovative teachers and leaders willing to step into, work, and observe in this new medium.
October 05, 2014
Why we do something is key to understanding what it is we are doing. At the edges of interdisciplinary trans-disciplinary work, answers can be found.
October 03, 2014
In this post guest writer, Dr. Jared Bigham, explores the changing role of assistant principals in our nations schools.
October 02, 2014
Authentic learning opportunities and authentic assessments have been on the educational landscape for years. Yet there remains a need for shared understanding of what that means.
September 30, 2014
Educators face a range of challenges, and more often than not, they don't see them as professional learning issues, but instead as curriculum or discipline problems, for example. Consider how professional learning might be a solution when the questions are framed in new ways.
September 29, 2014
Three of my favorite policy analysts kicked off a blog series intended to prompt a productive dialogue around fixing school accountability systems (#TheNewAccountability). Paul Hill and Robin Lake, CRPE, and Michael Petrilli,Fordham Institute, are equity advocates that have advanced a portfolio of options approach to urban education
September 28, 2014
The children have something to say. There is value to listening to them. Otherwise how can we hope to meet their needs and include them as learners?