How do we get leaders and policymakers to step away from the autopsy model of assessment that state tests seem to focus on?
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February 23, 2016
February 09, 2016
Working with an instructional coach doesn't mean that teachers are weak, it actually shows how strong they are because they believe they can always get better.
February 07, 2016
Collaborative inquiry holds the potential to do that by calling each individual in education to raise within themselves a truer sense of leader and learner.
February 03, 2016
Leaders hear a lot about being instructional leaders, but in order to bring all stakeholders together, they must be collaborative leaders.
January 29, 2016
As self-compassionate school leaders, you learn to soothe and to comfort yourself in the moment when faced with your own personal failings, to honor and to accept your humanness. Mindfulness is an essential path of practice to transform your relationship to yourself and to your school.
January 21, 2016
What if school leaders made sure they walked 10,000 steps while in school, and paid close attention to the relationships they could build along every step?
January 17, 2016
So often, teachers and leaders get trained separately. Wouldn't it be better to have everyone in the same room so they can have authentic dialogue that will help them get to the heart of the issue, and create action steps to move on?
January 14, 2016
Recently, Peter Gray wrote about the 'good enough' parent who does not excel at everything but works hard to understand their child. Should we have the same opinion when it comes to teachers?
January 12, 2016
Schools seem to try to change a lot for a variety of reasons. But, in the spirit of Simon Sinek, do we really know why we do what we do?
January 10, 2016
If we aren't providing evidence of our impact, what are we doing?