Educational Leadership

How Data Can Help You Choose the Right Content for Professional Development

  Paul Bambrick-Santoyo is the managing director of the award-winning North Star Academies in Newark, New Jersey. He has trained thousands of school leaders nationwide in his work at Uncommon Schools and as a faculty member for New Leaders How Data … Read more.

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Three Coaching Approaches That Empower Teachers

Elena Aguilar is an instructional and leadership coach in the Oakland Unified School District. Elena writes about education for Edutopia and for Education Week’s Teacher Magazine, and she is a member of the Teacher Leaders Network (www.teacherleaders.org). In addition, Elena … Read more.

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64 Schools in 89 Days : An Excerpt from #EdJourney by Grant Lichtman

Grant Lichtman is a senior fellow with The Martin Institute for Teaching Excellence, a consultant to the National Business Officers Association, and works with K–12 schools around the country on aspects of innovation and strategic planning. Below is an excerpt … Read more.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Data-Driven Leadership – an excerpt

  Data-Driven Leadership by Amanda Datnow and Vicki Park Chapter One: The Promise and Pitfalls of Data-Driven Decision Making Data are ubiquitous in our lives. Using the latest technologies, we can now quickly calculate how many steps we took in … Read more.

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Education Week webinar with Doug Lemov, 2/19

Doug Lemov has spent much of his career trying to figure out what makes great teachers great—and through his research, he’s determined that much of it comes down to the concrete techniques teachers use to manage their classrooms. In a … Read more.

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Michael Fullan’s new book The Principal – an excerpt

The Principal: Three Keys to Maximizing Impact by Michael Fullan Chapter One: Outmoded The learning fates of principals, teachers, and students are intimately interrelated—and in the past decade, the conditions for mutual learning in schools have been seriously eroding. Students … Read more.

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