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Podcast: Addressing Educator Burnout – Self Care in Not Enough

In his book, “Triage Your School: A Physician’s Guide to Preventing Burnout,” Dr. Chris Jenson provides specific actions school leaders and coaches can take to address the elements of chronic […]

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Podcast: Teachers Building Students’ SEL Skills

The author of “Teaching with the HEART in Mind,”  Dr. Lorea Martínez, who was a special education teacher and school administrator and worked with children and adults internationally, provides reinforcement […]

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Year-End Planning for Learning Goals

My involvement with Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) often revolves around establishing learning goals/outcomes for students and collaborating to map out the strategies to achieve those goals. This process inherently incorporates […]

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Coaches Creating Magical Ripples

I was recently engaged in an online conversation with instructional coaches that very quickly reinforced my experiences concerning the lack of common expectations for instructional coaches. Some instructional coaches at […]

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How Coaching Can Transform

I have been asked to be part of a panel discussion at a coaching symposium at ASC Abu Dhabi. The conference is designed for current and aspiring coaches as well […]

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Focusing on Accountability

I have been exploring with leaders, ways to gain accountability without supervision. How can we design processes where individuals feel accountable to work on a desired change or goal without […]

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