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Students Matter Most!

An honest admission… As a school leader, I am concerned about the number of times I pay “lip service” to being focused on students, but then allow any number of outside factors to exert undue influence in my decision making process.  We see it happen frequently at all levels (i.e. school, district, state, national), but … Continue reading

What if…?

How would our schools be different if every decision we made was truly based upon the best interest of our students? Would… … our classrooms look the same? … teachers be evaluated in the same manner? … instructional methods be altered? … student assessment methods change? … daily routines and utilization of time remain constant? … Continue reading

The Art of Eating Popovers (Decision Making)

A post directed at students (but applicable to adults): A lot of our time at school is spent in an effort to reach a certain level of understanding and achievement.  We read, solve problems, write, discuss, collaborate and problem solve—all skills necessary to improve as a student. However, you must also be aware of a … Continue reading