Collaboration and careful listening to all stakeholders is a central skill of a successful leader.
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February 15, 2018
February 08, 2018
We have a responsibility as educators to know and understand what is happening and provide an opportunity for our communities to learn and understand, and most importantly, create an awareness and understanding in the youngsters in our charge.
January 14, 2018
Unless there is consistent support and practice, with feedback and evaluation, too often what is read, experienced, and taught have only a moment's life span.
November 05, 2017
If we want teachers to step away from being the information deliverers and empower students to become active and engaged learners, leaders must do so with their teachers.
October 19, 2017
Problem-based classrooms require teachers to dare to let go of control of the learning and to take hold of the role of questioner, coach, supporter, and diagnostician.
October 17, 2017
Rather than assigning independent work because we always have, assign it with the knowledge that the practice will be correct and effective and supported with immediate feedback.
September 12, 2017
How many can say that through the observation and evaluation process teaching and learning has improved and students were the beneficiaries?
August 10, 2017
Guest blogger Jennifer Cleary writes, "Burnout is a real issue, for both first-year teachers and thirty-year veterans. Schools are losing valuable educators, and student achievement is suffering."
August 06, 2017
Being a courageous leader begins by taking steps within and questioning beliefs and worldviews and discovering what is to remain and what needs to be changed.
July 11, 2017
Guest blogger Jacob Lewis writes, "If teachers knew what kids like me need from them, more students would benefit from it than they might think."