If you are an instructional coach, joining your school’s professional learning community (PLC) of teachers can be somewhat daunting. When I joined a teacher PLC
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Building a school culture of trust is an intentional act that benefits principals, teachers, and students.
Here’s how principals, coaches, and other leaders can sustain the vitality they bring to the job.
DuFour, R., & Mattos, M. (2013, April). How Do Principals Really Improve Schools? Retrieved March 20, 2019.
Instead of micromanaging teachers, principals should lead efforts to collectively monitor student achievement through professional learning communities.
Smith, T. (2019, March 14). Calling All Administrators: Return to Your Teaching Roots. Retrieved March 20, 2019.
Every administrator should be able to answer one question: Can you still teach a class?
Mrs. M, an experienced mentor teacher, pulled me aside recently and whispered, “Help! The novice teacher I’m supporting is not using formative assessments during instruction
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PovertyUSA is the domestic anti-poverty program of the U.S. Catholic Bishops. An initiative of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), PovertyUSA seeks to educate and promote understanding about poverty and its root causes.
Child Trends improves the lives and prospects of children and youth by conducting high-quality research and sharing the resulting knowledge with practitioners and policymakers.
National Network of Partnership Schools (NNPS) Established at Johns Hopkins University in 1996, NNPS invites schools, districts, states, and organizations to join together and use research-based approaches to organize and sustain excellent programs of family and community involvement that will increase student success in school.
Census Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) The U.S. Census Bureau’s Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates program produces single-year estimates of income and poverty for all U.S. states and counties as well as estimates of school-age children in poverty for all 13,000+ school districts.