As an instructional coach and leader, it is always awesome to have a resource that can sit on your desk and answer so many questions, just from a scan. The chapters are short and readable for even the busiest educator
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April 23, 2019
April 21, 2019
Feedback, no matter who we are giving it to, requires purpose and action. So it is always a good idea to ask the person looking for feedback what it is they need or want from you before you start.
April 15, 2019
This is a comprehensive read that is conversational and teacher-friendly. Even if you're a questioning pro, you will learn something that will improve student learning in your classroom.
April 04, 2019
We must be the learning. Walk the walk that we talk or else how can we be taken seriously as a group of professionals.
April 01, 2019
So as I continue to navigate the waters of change as an educational advocate for students, I'm eager to find a balance between my own personal crusade and the needs of my own child.
March 26, 2019
The older we get, the harder it is to make change. Think about the adage, "You can't teach an old dog new tricks." It is ingrained in us that change becomes almost impossible as we age, but that is simply not true.
March 24, 2019
If you're up for it, shoot a short video of yourself either on Periscope or Twitter and share the link below. It's good to meet you all.
March 21, 2019
It wasn't until after I developed a system in my classroom for effective reflection and feedback that I realized the impact it truly had on learning. That probably sounds backward, but it's true. Although I always saw the value in reflecting personally, even if I didn't call it reflection, making i...
March 15, 2019
Learning isn't easy, and we all have our challenges. Rather than assume our learners can't, giving them boring learning opportunities or watered-down versions of the learning, provide rigorous, engaging experiences and watch to see how much all students will grow.
March 10, 2019
For some teachers, collaboration is cheating. In the real world, very little gets done by individuals.