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!
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