Leadership

  • Supt. John C. Carver: Future Ready

    by - Mar 12, 2015
    Superintendent John C. Carver (@JohnCCarver) leads the Howard-Winneshiek Community Schools in Northeast Iowa (Cresco). He has never been stranded on an education island, or shied away from speaking his education mind....
  • Future Ready?

    by - Mar 11, 2015
    School leaders around the nation have been focusing more on being Future Ready. More than 2,000 superintendents have already signed the Future Ready Pledge. Some have taken advantage of the Free...
  • Feedback Is More Than Raising Hands

    by - Mar 9, 2015
    If raising hands is the only feedback device used at schools, today, it should be cause for a loud learning alarm to go off, because it certainly could be classified as...
  • School Leader Dr. Marsha Jones

    by - Mar 5, 2015
    Whenever I interview a great school leader, they all seem to have certain attributes in common. Among those traits are amazing energy, ways to creatively figure out how best to use...
  • Giving Students an Active Voice

    by - Mar 3, 2015
    Helping educators understand that students learn better when they are involved, as well as how to get students engaged throughout a lesson should be the goal of every school leader. There...
  • Leaders Empower Educators

    by - Feb 27, 2015
    Are school leaders doing enough to empower educators, and are educators doing enough to empower themselves? Many educators, who would like to do more, don’t, because they get in positions where...
  • Plan Right for Instructional Technology

    by - Feb 24, 2015
    Depending upon where you are right now, your school or district may have little to no technology, some technology, its fair share of technology—along with varying degrees of that as mismatched...
  • What Educators Should Know

    by - Feb 20, 2015
    We are at a time when educators need to know what they don’t know. Teachers, who may be using technology in a last century way, need to be mentored to help...
  • Great School Leaders Look Beyond

    by - Feb 18, 2015
    Today, if a school leader doesn’t look beyond, the result can be a lack of motivation, loss of morale, and failure to succeed for students, as well as educators, and community....
  • Education Bandwagons

    by - Feb 17, 2015
    It seems that in education we tend to jump on bandwagons a lot. Hopping on the bandwagon is a very old phrase, and can refer to when a trend garners enough...