With the COVID-19 pandemic, schools suddenly found themselves in crisis. They need to go virtual, and go virtual today! Here's what one principal learned in the process.
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April 05, 2020
March 23, 2020
The past few weeks have been some of the most difficult most of us have experienced in a very long time. The coronavirus has highlighted some critical issues in education, and we are all trying to find solutions.
March 15, 2020
Schools are cancelling, rates of COVID-19 are increasing right now, and it's time for schools to focus on online learning and calming the social-emotional issues of students. So, why do we still have to worry about high-stakes testing?
January 19, 2020
Principal Ken Lein received a mysterious card with a donation in the name of Sam McCaffrey. On a mission to find out who he was, Ken was surprised to find what his school climate had to do with the donation.
January 12, 2020
Instructional coaching can be an impactful position, but there are six critical issues that often get in the way of coaches being able to do their job. They can be overcome.
January 05, 2020
Fidelity is often seen as a bad word in school, but it doesn't have to be that way. In this guest blog by George Toman, the concept of fidelity is explained and defended.
December 15, 2019
Anyone who gets into teaching needs to believe that they can improve the educational experience for their students, and here are 12 places where we can start.
November 01, 2019
Have you ever felt like you had a list a mile long of things to do, you did them all, and you still felt like you weren't any further along than when you began completing the list? We call that activity rich and impact poor. Here's a way to turn that around.
September 29, 2019
Whether it's a teacher leader, a social-media "educelebrity," or just ourselves, we are too quick to judge in education. Here are seven examples from Peter DeWitt.
September 15, 2019
Instructional leadership is easy to do but hard to put into action. There are at least five reasons why those who say they are instructional leaders may not be practicing what they preach.