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Podcast: Reinvigorating Passion and Joy at the Heart of Teaching

Jason McKenna explores five strategies that can assist teachers in focusing on the joy and passion in teaching: creating a not to do list, embracing periods of unproductivity, redefining success […]

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Teachers Reflecting and Learning from Peer Observations

Differentiating Peer Observation and Peer Coaching: Peer Observation is an activity that is focused on the observer’s learning while Peer Coaching is focused more on the benefits to the observed […]

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Building Best Possible Coaching Relationships

I’ve recently read Michael Bungay Stainer’s How to Work with (Almost) Anyone. The focus of the book is on working relationships that are happier, more successful partnerships. He labels these […]

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Podcast: You’ve Got to Believe and They Need to Know That You Do

Research reinforces that teachers providing feedback to students that demonstrates the teacher’s belief in the students’ abilities (high expectations) can generate student learning behaviors that positively impact student’s success. Additional […]

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Why Can’t Assessments Be Joyful?

Since having recorded a podcast with Alexis Wiggins, I have been subscribed to her newsletter at the Cohort of Educators for Essential Learning. As soon as I finished reading the […]

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Leaders Have the Ability to See Those Around Them Rise

          Simon Sinek shared the statement, “Leaders have the ability to see those around them rise” in this short video clip. It struck me as a […]

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