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
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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 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.
October 07, 2019
Our judgments and biases are preventing students, and adults, from succeeding, and here are seven examples of when that happens.
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 08, 2019
We talk a lot about what teachers need, but often our words and our actions do not match up. Here's how to change that.