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September 03, 2016

Raising The Bar On Professional Development

Not surprisingly, the thing that has made the biggest impact for us in providing more meaningful sessions for staff members has been putting structures in place that allow staff members to have a more active voice in developing the schedule.

May 08, 2016

Technology Addiction, It's Not Just For Kids

Despite the fact that it did not make the headlines, a quick look below at some of the research from the Common Sense Media study shows that the problems surrounding the constructive use of technology are just as significant for parents as they are for students.

April 21, 2016

Getting Our Schools Focused On The Right Things

Instead of focusing on test scores, school rankings, and all of the other headlines that divide the stakeholders in school communities, communities need to get together and find out what we really believe is best for the future of our students.

February 01, 2016

Dealing With Educon Withdrawal

While it is no comparison to being at the conference in person, I followed the #Educon hashtag on Twitter over the weekend and I've shared my five biggest takeaways in Storify.

October 10, 2015

#EdShare: Raising the Bar for National Sharing

This month, I challenge you to find an inspiring school or district at least 1,000 miles away. Read about their work. Connect with their leaders on LinkedIn and Twitter. Or better yet, in a Google hangout. And let's help those leaders find us... by sharing our best insights in places like Twitter chats and online communities with peers from across the country.

August 19, 2015

What Do We Do on Our First Day of School?

How can we make the EXPERIENCE that our (students/parents) have when they walk into our building/register at our school/go to our website, etc) SO POSITIVE that they want to communicate this experience with others?



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