The principal as lead reader begins with questioning the assumption that all teachers are "readers." It includes reading and sharing the joy and the new information that results regularly.
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February 08, 2015
February 05, 2015
We have an opportunity to rethink school design and meet the college and career needs of students while preparing them with social emotional skills at the same time.
February 03, 2015
There is a direct connection between the leader's actions and the students' success or failure.
February 01, 2015
The use of technology in teaching, learning, and sharing is not a requirement that can be passed on to the teachers without an understanding of the ease and complexities involved.
January 29, 2015
The public's unforgiving criticism of the recent snowstorm that hit the northeast offers an exaggerated insight into the ongoing commentary about the work of educators and the politicians who they have voted into office.
January 27, 2015
Principals are expected to create and support a safe community for all learners; students and teachers both. Their charge is enormous.
January 25, 2015
Policymakers interested in improving schools play a critical role. We remain open to the hope that the Governor of New York State believes his solutions are well informed. But, we do not see "bad teachers" as the problem.
January 22, 2015
Excellence is a leadership issue, not a tenure issue.
January 20, 2015
If we are to teach and lead in a system where we can help students who live in poverty to "learn their way out of poverty" then we must understand it well and communicate its reality as we investigate the ways to eliminate its constrains on learning.
January 18, 2015
Create time and spaces for introverts to contribute, and increase the number of opportunities for leadership and quiet leaders to emerge.