Pre-Planning Tasks for Principals: 5 Steps for Success

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Can you believe it’s that time of year again? Soon, teachers everywhere will head back to school for the week known as “pre-planning.” Teachers set up classrooms, write lesson plans, and get ready for students to arrive. But that doesn’t … Read More

Summer To-Do List for Great School Leaders

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Summer is the perfect time for school leaders to relax and rejuvenate. However, the summer months also provide you with the opportunity to reflect on the previous year and plan for the year ahead. Make the most of your summer … Read More

8 Tips for Effective Teacher Professional Development

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The goal of professional development (PD) for educators is improvement: Improved instructional strategies, improved teaching, and improved outcomes for students. Too often, however, teacher PD is simply a waste of time. “Teaching the Teachers,” a report by National School Boards … Read More

Preventing Teacher Burnout: 7 Tips for School Leaders

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Studies show that educators experience stress at a higher-than-average rate. With this stress comes a phenomenon known as teacher burnout. If preventing teacher burnout isn’t currently on your list of priorities, it should be. Statistics show: Roughly half a million … Read More

11 Essential Time Management Tips for School Leaders

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In a survey administered to the National Panel of New Principals, 59% cited time management as the most challenging aspect of the job. If you’re a school leader—whether new to the job or a seasoned professional—you can certainly relate. Running … Read More

Response to Intervention: The Complete Guide

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Response to Intervention (RTI) is a proactive method of identifying and supporting students with behavior or learning needs. RTI begins with high-quality, evidence-based whole class instruction. Struggling learners identified through assessment are provided with interventions. Adults closely monitor student progress … Read More