As superintendent, you are responsible for moving the district forward. It is a cycle of continuous improvement with each year building on the successes of the previous one. During your first year it is critical to set in place the elements for this forward movement.
In Alan Blankstein and Pedro Noguera’s groundbreaking new work, Excellence through Equity, contributor Susan Szachowicz tells the compelling story of the transformation of Brockton High School—a school serving a racially- and socioeconomically-diverse population that had been ranked one of the lowest-performing schools in Massachusetts—into what
As part of Corwin’s 25th Anniversary, we are featuring posts by authors who have partnered with Corwin in their work for many years. Today’s post is contributed by Elaine Wilmore, author of 14 Corwin titles.
Growing up our family attended church every Sunday. My family still
STEM is not simply about the four subjects from which the acronym has arisen. It is about how an integration of these four subjects offers the basis for learning in the 21st century. A STEM system offers a design based upon how students learn and
The time between when you were hired as superintendent and your official starting date is your transition period. Transition times vary depending upon when you were hired. Ideally you have one or two months for the transition. Make effective use of whatever time is available.
As part of Corwin's 25th Anniversary, we are featuring posts by authors who have partnered with Corwin in their work for many years. Today's post is contributed by Joseph Murphy, author of 19 Corwin titles.
I am finishing my 19th book for Corwin now and hope
Part 4 in an 8 part series. Read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.
In our last installment (Identifying the Perspiring Student), we examined Dr. Russ Quaglia and Dr. Michael Corso’s quadrant of their Student Aspirations FrameworkTM where students were demonstrating high effort or hard
Part 3 in an 8 part series. Read Part 1: Identifying the Hibernating Student and Part 2: Waking Up the Hibernating Student
Are your students overly (and at times unnecessarily) perspiring? Are they working hard but aimlessly? Are they trying to cram knowledge into the frontal
Contributed by Dave Nagel
Part 2 of an 8 part series
In my blog post Identifying the Hibernating Student, we talked about how to identify the students who have neither a dream or goal to work towards, nor are they putting any actions or efforts into their
In this podcast episode, Corwin Executive Editor Arnis Burvikovs interviews author Russ Quaglia on his book and consulting program, Student Voice.
Students have plenty of opinions when it comes to school, and they’re not all about free ice cream in the cafeteria. When you take time