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Leadership Development

Are You Stuck?

What if you remained stuck where you are right now?  Consider where you are, where you want to be and how you will get there.  Starting today. 639 more words

Educational Leadership

Projects Vs Project Based Learning: What is the difference?

At a conference recently I was asked to reflect on what I remember learning at school. These experiences could include subjects, topics, projects, specific content or skills. 1,137 more words

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Love this read. Thanks Gav #pbl all the way

DASD staff dive into data

Over 50 staff from the DeForest Area School District spent the day collaboratively studying their school and district data.

In the morning, representative staff from all DASD schools and many subject areas learned more about the district’s strategic plan and reviewed current and past data on key measures of student achievement, learning, and growth.   54 more words

DeForest Area School District

Grading: Learning What Not To Do From My Own Experiences

I learned a lot about grading during the 2016-2017 school year. I read a few books. I attended a few workshops/presentations. I got to meet and speak with (at length) prominent grading gurus in the field. 673 more words


Four Approaches to Student Discipline (But Only One Builds Trust)

Four Approaches to Student Discipline (But Only One Builds Trust) by Dr. Toby A. Travis

Traditionally, many school leaders approach student discipline in terms of how to best control inappropriate student behaviors. 856 more words

Leadership Development

Ask WHY to transform school!

I read this article from ASCD titled “Transforming Schools Starts with Asking Why?” That’s my favorite question, why! But over the years I have been amazed at how often I had to explain this to people. 265 more words