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  For teachers, there is nothing worse than receiving a write-up that is riddled with unchecked boxes, zeros, or vague comments after an unannounced walkthrough by an evaluator. These write-ups are especially ill received by teachers who work diligently to differentiate instruction for their students yet their informal observation paperwork says doesn’t

Teaching Methods

  Engaged students are motivated to be successful in their learning and in planning for their future college and career goals. Busy teachers can be challenged

What if we could truly do school differently? Picture a fifth grader who has identified animals as one of her passions. She has chosen to work

  Many educators ask how to use advisory groups to support success in middle school and high school. I’ve been asked if a study skills curriculum

Professional Learning

This is the last of a four part series on increasing the effectiveness of the teacher evaluation process. To learn more about the reason why

As a school leader, your staff looks to you for answers to the problems and obstacles they are facing. Instead of providing the answer every

A few weeks ago I published a blog post (found here) lamenting reasons why teacher evaluation must change. The issue is compelling. BUT - nobody wants