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This much I know about...improving both my teaching and my students' learning

I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50, this much I know about improving both my teaching and my students’ learning. 937 more words

School Leadership

Tips for Delivering Awesome Professional Development

With just under two months of school underway, it is never too early to talk about “awesome” professional development. Luckily for me, the folks at Edutopia also understand how important it is for schools to actively provide opportunities for professional growth for all faculty. 200 more words

Do You Know One Name?

Imagine a kid who has no regard for right and wrong, absolutely no self-worth, and lives in the false perception that he has zero prospects of ever achieving greatness by working hard and playing fair. 684 more words

Don Shomette

No School for Students - Tons of Learning for Adults

I’d like to remind our parents and students that Thursday, Oct. 9 is our Districtwide Professional Learning Day.

October 9 is a day off from school for students but a day on for all full-time APS employees, instructional and non-instructional. 171 more words


What is leadership?

How has your understanding of leadership changed since the beginning of this semester?

Good leaders don’t make followers. Good leaders make more leaders.


New release from John Catt: Leaders of Learning by Rob Stokoe

We are pleased to announce the publication of Leaders of Learning by Rob Stokoe.

This excellent new book looks at the vision, clarity of purpose and drive needed for effective school leadership. 157 more words

New Releases

Typicality and Support by @TeacherToolkit

Several months ago, I shared a blog about Progress Over Time and what this ‘evidence trail’ without lesson gradings may look like for teachers, for all types of observations and leadership teams. 1,137 more words