As a high efficiency kind of person who has always prided myself on getting things done and doing them better than well, I have a hard time allowing myself not to be productive. It may be time for me to redefine what that looks like and sounds like.
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September 14, 2017
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As a reflective educator, setting SMART goals and charting a path to follow has helped me become better for kids, writes opinion blogger Starr Sackstein.
September 05, 2017
As my nerves bubble up and ready myself for bed, I request that each of you willingly share what you learn along the way and ready yourself to share your awesome wisdom as we continue to travel on this journey together.
September 03, 2017
Assessment needs to be about students goals, student performance, student reflection and student self assessment with the teacher as an essential coach or facilitator in the process.
August 26, 2017
Eager to meet my new colleagues and learn about the school culture, I'm diving head first into my new position. Instead of fearing what is beyond the title, I'm embracing it.
August 22, 2017
So as I run into this new position, I do it with the same vigor and excitement I did for teaching. Eager to make a good impression and do right by the teachers and students I will be working with and really help to participate in the change in my new school community.
August 06, 2017
Read how Dr Robert Dillon builds ties with the community to enhance real, authentic learning experiences.
August 01, 2017
Education is at a pivotal point right now and too often, educators make excuses for why change isn't happening as it needs to be. More teachers need to step into leadership positions to share their unique expertise and experience.
July 30, 2017
Visions and missions are living parts of a functioning school community and we must treat them with care and clarity. As new leaders and community stakeholders get involved, it's appropriate and necessary to make adjustments. Make sure your vision is more than an idea created in isolation decades ago, make sure it is the lens through which important decisions are made for the betterment of your kids.
July 27, 2017
When you reflect on the kind of leader you are or the one you'd like to be, how would you describe yourself? How would others describe you?