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Conduct a Communications Audit: An Excerpt from The Together Leader

Maia Heyck-Merlin, founder and CEO of The Together Group, is a consultant focused on training school, district, and nonprofit leaders on topics including time management and organization. Her previous book The Together Teacher was published by Jossey-Bass in 2012. This … Read more.

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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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Say More, Talk Less: An Excerpt from Building School 2.0

CHRIS LEHMANN is the founding principal of the Science Leadership Academy, a progressive science and technology high school in Philadelphia, PA. ZAC CHASE is a former teacher, an instructional technology coordinator, a consultant, and a writer who blogs at www.autodizactic.com. This … 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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Check out our June 2014 New Releases!

  Teaching with Heart: Poetry that Speaks to the Courage to Teach by Sam M. Intrator and Megan Scribner (Editors) (2014) — 9781118459430 Trust Matters: Leadership for Successful Schools, 2nd Edition by Megan Tschannen-Moran (2014) — 9781118834374 Multiple Pathways to … 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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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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Tim Elmore Asks, “Are You Seeing Artificial Maturity in Your Students?”

Crossposted from Growing Leaders The following article is a taste of my new book, Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults. It is a sequel to Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save Their Future, and is literally a … Read more.

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Sneak Peek from Leverage Leadership by Paul Bambrick-Santoyo

For too long and for too many children our education system has not worked. Yet in the face of these struggles, there are principals, superintendents, and coaches who have built extraordinary schools—not just once, but multiple times. What sets these … Read more.

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Interview with Scott McLeod on School Leadership

Steve Hargadon of Future of Education interviews Scott Mcleod, author of What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media, on “school leadership in the 21st century, administrator use of social media, changes to teaching and learning because of … Read more.

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