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Leadership approach – creativity or fear?

I saw a new head teacher client this week and had a great discussion around openness and stepping into the unknown of non-evidence based projects and policies. 160 more words


NO STRUGGLE, NO PROGRESS by Howard Fuller (with Lisa Frazier Page)

Some people in this world always seem to be where the action is. They run toward the flames of a burning building instead of running away; they jump in the ocean when someone appears to be drowning; they look for the most challenging problems to solve. 252 more words


Don't Forget the Introverts

I left our fortnightly staff meeting this afternoon feeling completely exhausted. I tried to look back on my day to get some insight into what may have led to this feeling. 683 more words


Lucky (edu)fellow: beginnings of a flânerial professional trip

It’s time to bring the magic and wonder back into teaching. It’s time to recover the missionary spirit and deep moral purpose of engaging and inspiring all our students.

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Educators’ attention and energy linked to leaders’ emotional intelligence

“Big Idea”: Continuous improvement requires that leaders effectively manage their attention and energy and the attention and energy of the school community. 

A key to the successful management of attention and energy is leaders’ emotional and social intelligence. 101 more words

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2nd #LGBTeach Chat

My heart has been heavy these past few days.  It seems as if the sadness of our world has been amplified this past week. It has left me feeling, at times, a bit hopeless.   1,142 more words

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Digital Integration and School Leadership #leadershipday2014

Before diving in to my first blog post for the new school year, I have to take a moment and thank my “School Sister” (so dubbed my biological, and perhaps teensy bit jealous, biological sis) for constantly pushing me to grow professionally by challenging me to think outside my library comfort zone, being there at school to have those deep philosophical conversations about what we believe about educating children, and sharing opportunities such as Leadership Day 2014 with me on a very regular basis. 2,053 more words

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