All principals are dealing with COVID-19, and some are dealing with wildfires or hurricanes at the same time. Those issues, on top of increasing job demands, are pushing principals to the breaking point. We need to do something about that.
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August 22, 2020
June 28, 2020
School communities are devising numerous ways to bring back students in the fall. Still, there are really only three instructional options for teachers.
June 22, 2020
Principals tend to say they want their teachers to do more inquiry and less direct instruction. Perhaps those principals should model what it looks like? Here's how.
June 14, 2020
Many people are unsure about what they can do about educational issues relating to race as well as the pandemic. Giving the people who can help us a seat at the table is a good start.
May 17, 2020
We are over 8 weeks into this pandemic and teachers and leaders all over North America are engaged in pandemic teaching. But, the fall is coming and we will find ourselves in this position once again. We need virtual instructional leadership to move from pandemic teaching to virtual learning.
May 10, 2020
Pandemic teaching and learning is difficult for many reasons. In a survey of more than 350 teachers across grade levels, they tell us why.
April 05, 2020
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.
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.