Letisha Laws

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Here's How To Avoid Under-Managing

What if one new daily practice could bring your team higher morale, better performance, and more loyalty?<p>Good leaders make it a priority check in with their people on a regular basis to ensure they are on track, in good spirits, and have the resources they need to do their job well. But is the …

Smart Strategies for Student Success

A favorite way to teach this skill is by modeling self-explanation aloud across contexts in the classroom. For example, when working at the board in …

Teaching

Recommended Reading: Rethinking Rubrics in Writing Assessment by Maja Wilson

This book is good. Really good. Actually, I’m a little sad I did not discover it until recently. If I had read during my teaching days…who knows, …

Scaffolding Grit

I would argue that without passion or interest in a topic, grit is difficult to cultivate in oneself, and even harder to teach. It can feel nearly …

Three Principles for Math Teachers

• <b>Know the Big Ideas of Mathematics that are in your Curriculum</b><p>“Teacher, know thy curriculum”. Know it well. Know it backwards and forwards. I mean …

Leadership And The Road Less Traveled

A large part of what makes the road less traveled the road less traveled is that there is a serious price to be paid for taking it. If striking out into the unknown on your own was painless and risk free there would be no adventure, no romanticism, no mystery, and therefore no road less traveled.<p>In …

7 things a good boss does every day

While the perfect boss — like the perfect person — may not exist, "good" bosses do.<p>For those managers who haven't yet grasped the behaviors exhibited by their more venerated leadership colleagues, read on.<p>The following seven tips provide insights on how you can become a good boss, too:

Digital Design

Maybe They're Born With It: 10 Qualities That Make Great Leaders

Not everyone is cut out for it, but there are a few traits that separate the good leaders from the greats.<p>"What makes a great leader" just might be the eighth wonder of the world. There's no cookie cutter formula to it, as some leaders are lauded for things like understanding emotional intelligence …

4 Ways to Be a More Authentic Leader--and Why It Matters

Your authenticity plays a significant role in employee job satisfaction.<p>As a leader, you probably look to other leaders for tips on how to think and behave in order to be effective and successful in your role. Some leadership skills may come naturally to you while others may be outside of your …

Why It's Important to Handle Your Low Performers Quickly

If you don't step in it can damage results and your reputation<p>One of the toughest jobs in leadership can be dealing with poor performers.<p>It's never easy, and it's rarely pleasant, for either party.<p>But if you don't deal with them, and deal with them quickly, it can not only be bad for teams …