Leadership growth doesn’t get started until leaders do. To get anywhere, leaders have to do something! Leaders must move…take action…mobilize themselves, his or her time and energies in strategic, observable, measurable, and ultimately impactful ways.
Sounds easy enough on the surface. But, leaders get paralyzed by
On Monday January 25th, Gravity Goldberg led a packed webinar on EdChat Interactive called "Inspiring Independent Readers." Rigor, complex text comprehension, deeper engagement—it's time to read between the lines of these goals to see that the only way we’ll reach them is to have a strong
In my work with school districts throughout the United States, I have found sincere, well-meaning efforts to provide educational services that facilitate equitable achievement by all students, especially those who are historically underserved. Too often, the results are spotty at best. Even when test scores,
As educators we all love the moments that we see light bulbs go on in the classroom. It is no different with adult learners. We experience a lot of these “ah-ha moments” during Multiplier leadership workshops while working through the art of the question. Crafting
May the Force be with You—The Ultimate Organizational Strategies for School Success (Part I)
After months of build-up, the new Star Wars movie was released a few days ago. . . not surprisingly, to record audiences.
On the one hand, it is amazing that this film series—which
Dr. Steve Constantino writes about family engagement in his new book, Engage Every Family. In the book, he shares the incredible story below. Read it and join in the conversation!
Mary teaches middle school science. She has assigned her students the long-term project of picking one
"It’s up in the Cloud" is a common refrain we hear in our lives today. From our emails, to our photos, and don’t forget our documents - much of our teaching world now lives online. Let’s take a quick look at three ways you can get most
This post was originally published on Finding Common Ground.
"Where do we start?"
It's a question that we all hear often. Whether it's a faculty meeting or after an engaging and inspiring professional development session (YES, those do exist!), educators want to know where to put one
Today’s teachers function in a paradoxical environment. Students, families, communities, and educational leaders demand innovation in schools, while states and district leaders demand high test scores. Many teachers feel the weight of both demands and struggle to fulfill these seemingly opposing expectations simultaneously. A school
“Instead of brushfires for excellence, we need infernos of excellence. Our project will do this.” In a packed hotel conference room in Albuquerque, New Mexico, teacher leader Maureen Torrez, NBCT, describes the observation inquiry pilot project she and her team of National Board Certified Teachers