How do we help teachers get better? Think about it.

How do we help teachers get better? Think about it.

How do we help teachers get better? Think about it. By David Voves If you want sustainable school success, try this… Take a minute and identify what is your district’s/building’s greatest resource?  If your reply was anything other than teachers and faculty, I’d urge...
Are you mission-driven? Really?

Are you mission-driven? Really?

What drives you? When I ask that, I mean this: Really, truly, what drives every decision you make? Many of us identify goals we’d like to accomplish and then take actions, by and large, that are pretty darn similar to what we would have done before we set the goals....
“They” – the most dangerous word in education?

“They” – the most dangerous word in education?

As I sat with a school’s leadership team recently, their plan to calibrate staff members’ mindsets and align team expectations called for a monthly staff “huddle,” a departure from their “no staff meetings” practice. The principal sat back and sighed. “It seems like a...