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An Interview with Michael Fullan, Author of The Principal [VIDEO]

Michael Fullan is professor emeritus of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. He currently serves as special advisor in education to the premier of Ontario. Recognized as a worldwide authority on organizational change, he … Read more.

Cultivating Trust: An Excerpt from Trust Matters by Megan Tschannen-Moran

Trust Matters: Leadership for Successful Schools, 2nd Edition by Megan Tschannen-Moran From Chapter 7: Cultivating Trust with Students Classrooms are inherently social contexts, and thus teaching and learning in them involve risk, vulnerability, and interpersonal engagement on the part of … Read more.

An Interview with Todd Whitaker, Author of The Ten-Minute Inservice [VIDEO]

Todd Whitaker is professor of educational leadership at Indiana State University. A leading presenter in the field of education, he has devoted his career to researching effective school teachers and principals. He is the author of numerous successful books, including … Read more.

Exit Tickets: A Sneak Peek at Literacy and the Common Core by Sarah Tantillo

Below is an excerpt from Sarah Tantillo’s new book, Literacy and the Common Core: Recipes for Action, which will be released at the end of this month. If you’re interested in learning more about Tantillo’s work, check out her website … Read more.

Want to win a free Jossey-Bass book of your choice?

This week only, enter our Jossey-Bass Educationcontest to win a free book of your choice! How to enter: 1. Follow us on Pinterest 2. Repin at least one book you want to win from this board or from our K-12 … Read more.

An Interview with Sarah Tantillo, Author of The Literacy Cookbook [VIDEO]

Sarah Tantillo is a literacy consultant who has taught high school English and Humanities in both suburban and urban public schools for over fifteen years. Below, hear her discuss The Literacy Cookbook, a guide to teaching reading comprehension, writing, and oral … Read more.

World Cup Stars – They’re Just Like Us!

Photo by ecpelotas. Cosmo and US Weekly love to deliver the following message: “Stars are just like us!” Magazines are flooded with images of actors performing quotidian tasks—Kate Hudson walking her dog, or George Clooney shopping for groceries. These photos … Read more.

On the Rocketship: How Top Charter Schools Are Pushing the Envelope — an excerpt

  On the Rocketship: How Top Charter Schools are Pushing the Envelope by Richard Whitmire Introduction The “Fibonacci sequence” certainly sounds intriguing, possibly because of the mystery-cracking role it played in The Da Vinci Code. In truth, it is more … Read more.

Excerpt from “Reading in the Wild:” Curating a Classroom Library

As you’ll read in the excerpt below, giving students a diverse library in the classroom involves more than an overstuffed bookshelf. Per the author, “The heart of a reading and writing workshop is the classroom library…[it] provides authentic material to … Read more.

The Flipped Classroom: A Sneak Peek at Blended by Michael Horn and Heather Staker

Below is an excerpt from Michael Horn and Heather Staker’s new book, Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools, which will be released this November. If you’re interested in learning more about disruptive innovation, check out the Clayton Christensen Institute … Read more.