December 2015 Archives

Rebecca Mieliwocki writes an energizing and motivating post about how teachers can manage the day-to-day responsibilities in the classroom and also become a leaders in their school and community.

I've heard it countless times. I've used it in moments of desperation or uncertainty or even passivity. No doubt, you've heard them too. But it's time to let go of this oft called upon phrase, this unlikely nemesis of teacher leadership: "Don't worry. You're already doing this."

As fingers point in all directions about the cause of the shortage, and districts scramble to find busloads of new recruits to fix it, we may be overlooking an incredibly valuable resource just under our noses: the new teachers already in our classrooms.

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