Catherine Gillespie

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How Decision-Making Is Different Between Men And Women And Why It Matters In Business

Dr. Therese Huston (Photo by Kayleigh McCullom)<p><b>Part of the series “Today’s True Leadership”</b><p>In my work as a leadership trainer and a career success …

Leadership

How One STEM Education Startup Is Changing Career Paths For Millennial Women

Dr. Anna Powers is redefining the image of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, building the next generation of innovators, closing the gender pay-gap and cultivating a community of young women who are …

We Need Women in Education Leadership Roles

<b>Guest blog from Mary Tedrow</b><p><i>Mary taught high school English for 26 years in public schools and currently directs the Shenandoah Valley Writing</i> …

Education

40 Years of Research Proves Women Are Better Managers Than Men Because They Tend to Have This Crucial Skill

To create highly engaged workforces you'll have to focus on these 4 key areas.<p>In a Gallup report based on over four decades of research, including the analysis of 27 million employees' responses, female managers outperform their male counterparts when it comes to driving employee engagement. Gallup …

'Fearless Girl': State Street Global Advisors' CMO On The Rationale, The Controversy And What's Next

A small bronze sculpture of a little girl in a defiant pose has garnered enormous worldwide attention since it first appeared in early March on the eve of International Women’s Day on Wall Street. “Fearless Girl” stands facing iconic sculpture “Charging Bull,” created decades ago by artist Arturo …

48 Women Empowering Other Women

The Create & Cultivate conferences invite some of the most successful women in the world to inspire, inform and empower other women. Here's a sneak preview.<p>As the social and digital environment constantly changes, applying the same tried and tested techniques will only ensure content contributes to …

The High Cost Of Ambition: Why Women Are Held Back For Thinking Big

I was offered a job doing equity arbitrage at a French bank in the heart of Manhattan right out of business school. At 26 years old and still full of spit and fire, I jumped at the opportunity, <i>thrilled</i> to put on a power suit, head into the office and dive into the world of high-stakes international …

Facebook Exec: How to Call Out Gender Bias at Work

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

How One Woman Is Convincing Thousands, 'If You Can See It, You Can Be It'

With too few female leaders available to mentor women at the entry level, here's some inspiration on how to build a powerful and far-reaching program.<p>There are many reasons that women are not as well represented in key corporate leadership positions as men. Inherent bias in the workplace makes it …

10 'Teach to the Top' Differentiation Ideas

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>How do you plan for differentiation in lessons? And how can you cater for every student?<p>You should <b>not</b> be expected to …

How to Rock That Teaching Job Interview

Learn About the Schools Where You’re Applying<p>Before you apply, it’s vital to consider what you are looking for in a school. Think about the following …

How to Design Meetings Your Team Will Want to Attend

There’s a lot of advice out there about how to make meetings more efficient and productive. And while it’s true that leading focused, deliberate conversations is critical to organizational performance, meetings aren’t <i>just</i> about delivering results. There’s another outcome that leaders should be …

IEP: Students Benefit When We Collaborate

Federal Law and the Individualized Education Program<p>The federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that parents be afforded …

How to Use Experience to Fuel Leadership Development

Leaders are made, not born. And they’re made over many years, shaped by professional and personal experiences.<p>The process of leadership development …

Leadership

Four steps to more effective joint planning between TAs and teachers

I’ve been fortunate to work with more than 200 schools as part of our Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants (MITA) programme. While all are …

Missouri district weighs teacher mentorship investment

Dive Brief:<p>A Missouri school district is considering using a percentage of its annual funds allocated for professional development on a program that …

How to Run Meetings that Don’t Suck

In the UK last year a survey of office workers found that 40% of meetings were a waste of time. Factors such as the wrong attendees, a lack of …

Team Building

5 Ways to Support New Teachers

New teachers are the lifeblood of schools and districts. It is vital that new teachers are supported and nurtured so that they stay in the …

Risk, Trust, Collaboration: Leadership for Personalized, Learner-Centered Environments

<i>This post is by Ryan MacDonald, Program Associate, Innovation Lab Network at CCSSO.</i><p>Imagine an army general leading a tech startup company or a film …

Pedagogy

Calumet school board spent $34K on conferences in past year, records show

Calumet School District 132, a 97 percent low-income district in Calumet Park, has spent more than $34,000 in the past year on conferences for board members, according to a Daily Southtown analysis of district financial records.<p>Between April 2016 and March 2017, the seven-member school board spent …

Computer Science Education Expands in California

Momentum is building to teach computer science skills and concepts to even the youngest of students. In September, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed …

Learning Curve: Hopes for less homework for students with curriculum rewrite underway for 2017

It is time to ask whether homework is adding to a child's education, a special forum hosted by the ABC in Brisbane has heard.<p>Homework, and the stress …

10 Risks Every Teacher Should Take with Their Students

As I work with students and teachers there is one common thread that the “stand-out” classrooms share: They take risks. Not only do these students …

Schools will teach 'soft skills' from 2017, but assessing them presents a challenge

When students go back to school in January 2017 there will be some significant changes to their timetables. As well as learning areas like English, …

Let the Children Teach Us

One thing I know for sure, even when I seem to understand little in this world, is that young people "get" kindness.<p>While in my coach/mentor role covering a first-grade art class so that a new art teacher could go observe a master art teacher, I became disoriented in the middle of my lesson using …

The Nonprofit Using Scavenger Hunts To Research Girls’ Education

Can tracking down basmati rice and bhindis nurture critical life skills? Room to Read says yes.<p>In the villages of Ajmer, a district in western India, a woman’s toe ring is the equivalent of a wedding band, which makes “toe ring” one of the most difficult-to-find items in the scavenger hunt that …

An Anti-LGBTQ Law in Texas Could Force Teachers to Out Kids

Considering that 39 percent of LGBTQ Americans have been rejected by a family member or friend due to their gender identity or sexual orientation, a third of Americans think being transgender is wrong, and 41 percent say they would be upset if their child were transgender, it's understandable that …

LGBTQI

Deepen Your Discussion of Document-Based Questions

Powerful Lesson Planning<br>October 27, 2016 | Volume <b>12</b> | Issue <b>4</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Deepen Your Discussion of Document-Based Questions<p>Anne …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Try the New Comments Feature on Padlet

Earlier this year Padlet introduced a new user interface for teachers then followed that up with a series of small enhancements like post …

Education Technology