I am a questionologist. If you’ve never heard the term before that may be because I made it up. I needed a word to describe what I do: I study the art and science of questioning.
My work focuses on why and how the simple act of asking questions can
After the initial panic and confusion, it seems that people are settling in. Zoom classrooms are up and running. Teachers, parents, and students are slowly moving into a rhythm after spending countless hours working out technology kinks, lighting, microphones, curriculum design, and finding space in
Sometimes it's not until after we coach and teach that the “Aha” moment hits us. The other day, a wonderful teacher, Sue Smith, and I were sitting on the windowsill in her classroom, casually debriefing about how the lesson had gone. Sue said something in
I am a huge fan of Rocky and I’ve watched the movie a dozen times. Do you know what the 72 steps Rocky ran up were made of? They were made of mindset (and stone too). The character of Rocky Balboa possesses growth mindset in
It’s February, the fitness center crowds are nearly back to normal; your carefully crafted meal plan a distant memory; and your best delegation efforts now look more like micromanagement veiled in the guise of “being helpful.” Like the ups and downs of fitness and dieting,
In your work as a school leader, you have probably found yourself in situations that caused some anxiety or fear. You struggled to do the right thing according to your core values but the fallout might bring some negative consequence for you or your school.
As the traditional school year draws to a close so does the superintendent hiring season. Most superintendent searches take place from late November to the end of June. While the opportunities for becoming a superintendent are there, many aspiring candidates find only frustration and disappointment.