Leaders need to support their most adventurous teachers and here are some suggestions about how.
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February 01, 2019
January 25, 2019
The way we communicate with our team matters, and making sure there are regular opportunities to share information that both shows we are listening and trying to support their needs is important.
December 30, 2018
From #attentive to #commitment, I decided that my biggest responsibility as a leader is to help our team accomplish the goals they set for themselves.
November 05, 2018
The content we teach is a living thing. With each year we mature in the classroom or leadership, we must grow and adjust with the times we are working in, taking what we have learned from the past and modeling how to apply current learning with what came before.
October 21, 2018
I was very proud this weekend to be a part of my school community going to an Edcamp together. Some of whom were there for the first time. Watching them see it all for the first time was truly amazing, not to mention the fact that the Long Island EdCamp was so well attended, way more so than the first few I went to myself.
July 22, 2018
Guest blogger Dr. Douglas Green shares how he applies the lessons in Christopher Emdin's book, "For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood ... and the Rest of Y'all Too."
May 18, 2018
Being an educator requires constant reflection. Every choice and action should be transparent and thoughtful and connected to the district-wide goals. Accessing my strengths, focusing my energy on being attentive to the needs of those on our team is essential for my continued growth as an educator and person. So I'm just going to keep pushing, keeping the big picture in mind without allowing the daily minutia to get me down. We simply can't sweat the small stuff, just keep moving forward.
April 15, 2018
Read as guest blogger Aric Foster shares why we should retain our passion for learning without holding on to practices that we are just comfortable with. Too often, they aren't serving the right purpose anymore, so we owe it to ourselves and our students to make some changes.
March 29, 2018
The next time you present or attend a conference, remember there is something to learn from everyone and no matter how much you think you know, there is always more and that is the exciting part.
January 18, 2018
Sometimes I continue to judge myself on some very unrealistic standards. A wise friend once told me to treat myself as I would treat a mentee and be kind to myself remembering what my beginning years as a teacher looked like (the Cliff Notes version is that it was bad... serious understatement, but you get the point). I'm new at this and I can only know what I know and keep learning