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How to Create a Culture Supportive of Teaching and Learning: An Excerpt from High-Payoff Strategies

JODY SPIRO, EdD, Director of Education Leadership at The Wallace Foundation, is the author of Leading Change Step-by-Step: Tactics, Tools, and Tales (Jossey-Bass, 2011). In this excerpt from High-Payoff Strategies: How Education Leaders Get Results, Jody Spiro suggests ways that … 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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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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Defining the Teacherpreneur

We need a bold new brand of teacher leadership in order to create opportunities for teachers to practice, share, and grow their knowledge and expertise. This book is about “teacherpreneurs,” highly accomplished classroom teachers who blur the lines of distinction … Read more.

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The Many Forms of Testing

In this excerpt from The New American High School, author Ted Sizer explores the concept of testing. Because it has come to play a larger part in schooling in more recent years, it is more important than ever to carefully … Read more.

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Learn the Art of Coaching this Summer!

What does summer have in store for you? Like most educators, you’re likely intending to improve your teaching skill set in some capacity. If the pile of professional development books you plan to read this summer is looking a little … Read more.

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