Professional Development as we knew it, can't survive as a choice from a menu or stand alone activity that may not even impact classroom instruction or the culture that exists in the building
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January 07, 2016
January 05, 2016
Ongoing personal development is essential for successful, sustainable leadership.
January 03, 2016
Since we hold the work close and it is always somewhere in our thinking, allowing attention to disconnect may just be the route to more innovative solutions.
December 29, 2015
Practicing mindfulness leads to an increased ability to focus and concentrate, greater self-awareness, reduced stress, increased empathy, and improved impulse control.
December 22, 2015
Every decision and every change leavens possibilities; some we plan and others surprise us. Our message is: Leaders, know yourself and be yourself.
December 20, 2015
Leaders can invite all in a building to become more alert to language; the risk is worth it and the trust that is built transforms.
December 17, 2015
The impossible task of motivating people to change their practice while evaluating them (rating them) is now not only expected of the principals, but of their supervisors as well.
December 15, 2015
Justice Scalia's remarks related to higher education, but their roots lie deeply buried in K-12 education.
December 13, 2015
The policies are changing, the societal demand for schools and students to perform better and the need for us to rethink the teaching and learning demanded by this century are not diminishing.
December 10, 2015
The children will benefit from the observation process when it is based upon creating motivated, empowered teachers.