Leadership

  • School Leaders Lead Collaboratively

    by - Nov 5, 2015
    There are huge advantages for school leaders to lead collaboratively, today. It is the only way to empower followers to not only be part of the process of moving forward, but...
  • The Ultimate Teaching Observation

    by - Sep 3, 2015
    I was recently at a teaching gathering of active and former educators of varying ages. They all had similar, but not very positive, observation and teacher evaluation stories. The conversation was...
  • Invitation to Learning

    by - Aug 14, 2015
    I have more questions than answers about what’s really important in student learning. I talk and listen to a lot of people, whom I know are much smarter and know so...
  • Instructional Education Technology Continuum

    by - Jul 21, 2015
    In some school places it is understandable to still hear educators say, “My students know technology, but I don’t know much about technology.” I have to admit that when I hear...
  • What Is A Modern Classroom?

    by - Jul 8, 2015
    I could simply start out and end with the statement that no one really knows what a modern classroom is, because we haven’t really seen one, yet. But that would be...
  • The Fate of Handwriting: Dead or Alive?

    by - Jun 25, 2015
    I recently read a post by an educator on the death of handwriting, which was quite depressing. It had me wondering about the fate of handwriting. Right afterward I received a...
  • The Challenges of Teaching Reading

    by - Jun 23, 2015
    I know from experience, from having done it, that teaching reading is a tremendous challenge, and that first grade teachers need to be experts at teaching students to read. Teaching reading...
  • Learning’s End

    by - Jun 11, 2015
    Students, teachers, school leaders, and parents should make certain that a place called Learning’s End is never visited. In whatever time zone, where children go to school, there are short breaks...
  • 6 School Leadership Questions Answered

    by - Jun 10, 2015
    Making decisions at a district or school leadership level raises many questions. It is not easy. It may be near impossible to do in isolation. Actually, many times more problems can...
  • 6 Steps for Building a Collaboration Classroom

    by - Jun 3, 2015
    Building a Collaboration Classroom could be the answer for budget-strapped schools and districts finding it difficult to outfit every classroom with all the latest technology tools educators and student need today....