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Leadership

One of the hardest things to do as a leader is to have a courageous conversation with a staff member. These conversations are awkward, uncomfortable, and typically against our nature as leaders. However, these conversations are needed to move the school forward, to strengthen school culture, and to raise the

Visible Learning

The following is an excerpt from “As Good As Gold? Why We Focus on the Wrong Drivers in Education,” the first in the new series

The following is an excerpt from “As Good As Gold? Why We Focus on the Wrong Drivers in Education,” the first in the new series

An excerpt from the progress story of Konocti Unified School District, Clearlake, California Konocti Unified School District in northern California has a hard-working staff. The Visible

Teaching Methods

Here’s an important question: Isn’t mastering the skills articulated in the standards enough?
 When you look at standards for English, it becomes evident that literacy

Bandura (1994) defines self-efficacy as “people’s judgments of their capabilities to organize and execute courses of action required to attain designated types of performances.” In

We all know that teacher-student relationships are one of the biggest predictors of student success. Actually, it’s been reported that teachers that have strong relationships