Principals, Teach Again!

Do everything you ask of those you command. —General George S. Patton  Should principals teach? The answer is found in another question… Do principals lead teachers? Yes. Then yes, a principal should spend time in classrooms applying a hand at the teaching craft.  According to the Rand Corporation, “Principals need skills that enable them to evaluate… Continue reading Principals, Teach Again!

April Chat Topic: Monitoring Student Progress

At #822Chat, we provide a different focus each month. This month, the topic is monitoring student progress. We know from the “effective schools research” that frequent monitoring of student progress is an essential key to effective schools. “Effective monitoring – that is, monitoring that actually leads to improved student achievement – must be defined as… Continue reading April Chat Topic: Monitoring Student Progress

Professional Learning in 8 Minutes

“I am still amazed at how much I learn in 8 minutes and how refreshed and recharged I am as well as pumped for the next 822Chat.” – Cristobal T. Saldana The 822Chat is on Twitter and at http://822tribe.com/. Join in. Saturdays at 8:22am CST. Tuesdays at 8:22pm CST.

Teacher’s Toolkit for Data, Instructional Strategies, and Reflection

ies.ed.gov – Print Page Instructional improvement cycle: A teacher’s toolkit for collecting and analyzing data on instructional strategies Region: Central Description: This toolkit, developed by REL Central in co… RT @audrafranklin: #Teachers: Check out this toolkit from @RELCentral @MarzanoResearch, “Instructional Improvement Cycle: A Teacher’s Toolkit for Collecting and Analyzing Data on Instructional Strategies” (2015): https://t.co/vAe16lBH8e.… Continue reading Teacher’s Toolkit for Data, Instructional Strategies, and Reflection