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Lots of detective work and no snap judgements: How this Colorado school leader approaches discipline

<i>Here, in a series we call “How I Lead,” we feature principals and assistant principals who have been recognized for their work. You can see other</i> …

Education

High school students in Puyallup can become certified nursing assistants with new program

Starting this fall, high school students in the Puyallup School District will have the opportunity to obtain their nursing assistant …

Methods of Professional Growth for Teachers

Professional Development and Growth Ideas for Teachers<p>Teachers must continue to grow in their profession. Thankfully, there are many avenues open to …

Teaching

Why learning from experience is the educational wave of the future

The university experience has changed.<p>It used to be enough for students to spend four years working hard on assignments, labs and exams to earn a …

Pedagogy

St. Paul superintendent looks to expand preschool, close achievement gaps

Preschool expansion and boosting the achievement of students of color and English language learners are on Joe Gothard’s agenda as he approaches his …

All kids should have a computer science education

Like most students at the time, I did not have access to computer science classes when I attended Wilde Lake High School in Columbia during the …

Want to Be a Great Boss? Master the 4 Stages of Leadership

Understanding the 4 stages of leadership could be the difference between your business's thriving or dying.<p>Most businesses get started because someone has a great idea and leverages their own knowledge and passion to lay the groundwork for success. They bring in mentors and hire talented people so …

Employment

4 Ways To Go From Manager To Leader

Perhaps you’re in a leadership role but don’t feel like you’ve earned the respect from your team. Maybe you feel like they don’t even like you. As a career coach to millennials, I’ve had plenty of new managers come to me, desperate to win approval from their team. It’s a classic case of manager …

Leadership

Educators Need to See Themselves As….

I am working hard on my and Janet Hale’s upcoming book, Documenting Learning- <b>Making Thinking Visible, Meaningful, Shareable, and Amplified</b> with …

Learning

A Marine shares why your ability to lead directly relates to your level of self-awareness

Angie Morgan is a Marine veteran and the coauthor, along with Courtney Lynch and Sean Lynch, of "Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success." Here Morgan shares what it takes to be a leader. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>If you can communicate your vision, your expectation,</i> …

9 Actions Successful Leaders Take Daily That Speak Louder Than Words

Leadership is not a pose or a title but the willingness to take responsibility and give credit.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How can you spot a leader?<p>Is it because they have a nametag that proudly displays “Manager.” Are they the founder of a startup? A …

Self-improvement

15 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Sunday Evening

Whenever we encounter new beginnings, we must take time to reflect on our lives by looking back over the past and ahead into the future.<p>This process …

Assessing 21st Century Skills in Students

This presentation takes the Microsoft 21st Century Learning Design Program a step further to look at the assessment of student skills.

5 All-Too-Common Ways Edtech Implementations Fail

Opinion | Technology in School<p>5 All-Too-Common Ways Edtech Implementations Fail<p>By Chris Liang-Vergara and Kerry Gallagher (Columnist)     Apr 6, …

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a study of 195 leaders in 15 countries over 30 global …

Leadership

Alternative Facts in Leadership

<b>Key Point:</b> This is a blog on leadership objectivity/transparency and not intended to be a political editorial. I recall sitting and having a glass of …

Want to Be More Productive? Banish These 11 Thoughts From Your Mind

Your thoughts and beliefs are simply stories you tell yourself that can either lift you up or keep you stuck.<p>Limiting beliefs manifest from specific life experiences, the media, your friends, your family and the conversations that you have which become your programming for how you see the …

Entrepreneurship

Three Undeniable Truths I've Learned On My Leadership Journey

Much has been written about what it takes to become a successful leader. There is no shortage of books, courses, and columns like this that purport to share the secrets of success.<p>If the concept of leadership has been so closely analyzed, scrutinized, and proselytized, why then are good leaders so …

Building great leadership

3 Fundamental Qualities of a Successful School Leader

Principals, and all other school leaders, will find success when their work is based on these 3 fundamental qualities.

happy hour + carrot ginger lemonade

I stopped using my juicer a long time ago. In a relatively recent conversation with a friend, I mentioned how I was simply over the whole juice …

Coaching Skills for Leaders | Leadership Coaching Article

I had the pleasure of working with a group of senior leaders recently to help them refine their coaching skills through our leadership coaching …

Leadership

Are you making these performance management mistakes?

What’s the criterion for gauging the performance of your business? The amount of money you made. Settle down, there is no rush. Give it a little …

6 tips to ace your next performance review

Most people get anxious because they go all year without speaking to their manager about their performance or progress. Or worse, they never had a goal-setting conversation in the first place.<p>But you can change that. Don't let an assessment of your performance rest on one conversation. It's not …

Feeling Sluggish? These Are the Best Juicing Recipes for Energy

Trying to boost your energy without the caffeine? The key to upping energy levels through food lies in a diet with plenty of B vitamins. B6, B9, …

11 Habits of an Effective Teacher

<b>2. Makes a Difference</b><p>There is a saying, "With great power, comes great responsibility". As a teacher, you need to be aware and remember the great …

Teaching

Outstanding in Your Field: What It Takes to Be a Great Teacher

I know I was a good teacher, but I never thought of myself as a great teacher. I certainly had passion, enthusiasm, and creativity, but I never …

Using Words to Create a Positive Classroom Culture

So today I would like to indulge in a thought experiment: what if we spoke of our classrooms like we would of community, company, tribe, or</b> …