Andrew Roberts

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3 Reasons Why the School Principal Needs to Tweet

I envision every school principal with smartphone in hand, anxious to send out the next tweet. And here's why:<p>Now, more than ever before, schools have their own media channel -- the ability to say what they want and show the world how amazing they are.<p>It's saddening to read mainstream media's …

Maria Montessori

5 Steps to Foster Grit in the Classroom

The word "grit" suggests toughness and determination. The question is how do we get students to value struggle, failure and perseverance in our …

The Electricity-Generating Bicycle Desk That Would Power the World

The story of Pedal Power's bike machine is spreading quickly. The two-man company has more than tripled its crowd-sourced fundraising goal, and its bike desk is being used to power laptops, grind grain for beer, and churn butter.<p>Does one of your colleagues have a standing desk? Maybe even a …

The classroom walkthrough and student achievement

Some school characteristics were associated with variations in the amount of time principals devoted to instructional leadership. More time was spent …

Myths of Adolescence

Teens