I’ve been working in school improvement for 5 years and have learned a lot about what it takes for schools to successfully serve the communities in which they are located. I’ve learned that the likelihood of success for American schools increases
The most difficult part of the transition from classroom teacher to instructional coach is giving feedback to teachers who have decades more experience than you do. I was barely a toddler in dogs years and there I was, telling teachers who had
I think being credible, that is, being taken seriously, is the first step toward being an effective leader. People, especially those you wish to or purport to lead have to believe in your knowledge, skills, and abilities as a leader.
Data driven instruction is the philosophy that data, about students, what they know and can do, who they are, and how they learn, ought to be driving the instructional practices of teachers and school leaders. Once upon a time, teachers’
First, for the five or six of you who read my blog or follow me on Twitter, I apologize for the lag between posts. What can I say ? A brother has been busy. I started a new job (more
School districts invest a lot of time and energy into training teachers, but they often miss the mark when it comes to training leaders. If districts invested a comparable amount of time and money into training leaders we would see