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.
June 07, 2020
When it comes to remote teaching and learning, a combination of the flipped model and reciprocal learning may be the way to elevate the voices of participants and find some inspiration during this exhausting time.
May 20, 2020
As we move forward getting comfortable with online teaching and learning, we are looking for new strategies to enhance discussions. Will the old model of world cafe work online as well as it does in person?
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 26, 2020
There are numerous social media pages teachers are flocking to for support. The biggest question is that of student attendance, and there are 6 reasons why students may not be attending class.
April 22, 2020
This is the time to expand on our virtual teaching and learning, but we have to make sure we don't break the bank in order to do it. Those tools won't be free forever.
April 19, 2020
When the coronavirus hit, educators, students, and families had their educational worlds flipped upside down. It was enough to cause educators to experience the five stages of grief.