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!

The Case for Coaches in Professional Learning Communities

  Instructional coaching is a balancing act of working with teams to help ensure the fidelity of the three big ideas of a PLC and also provide the time and support to individual teachers who need it. If members of a collaborative team become worried about individual teacher performance, then they can get derailed from… Continue reading The Case for Coaches in Professional Learning Communities