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After 23 years as a K-12 parent, I'm done. Five parting tips for schools.

My twins, the youngest of my four children, graduate high school today, ending my 23 year relationship with K-12 public schools in Georgia.

I have been packing lunches, going on field trips and collecting for teacher gifts since August of 1993. 711 more words


Turning the Table: Shared Leadership in Schools

Shared leadership sounds like a cool buzzword that has taken the business world by storm.  So why aren’t we seeing more of it in education? 631 more words

Educational Leadership

A Daily Dose of Focus

Daily prioritization can greatly impact leader effectiveness, build teacher capacity and increase student achievement.

Jeanette is a first-year administrator and begins most days focused and ready to conquer the world.  638 more words

Educational Leadership

Reflecting on the school leader

The bad leader is he who the people despise; the good leader is he who the people praise; the great leader is he who the people say, “We did it ourselves”. 

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School Change

How School Makes Kids Less Intelligent

Deconstruction post of the TEDx video by Eddy Zhong

Recently there have been many talks about the harming effect of contemporary schools on child development. 452 more words

Multilingual Education

“How to learn any language in six months?” - Chris Lonsdale (deconstruction)

Linguist, a psychologist and educator Chris Lonsdale in his TED speech persuades the audience that it is possible to acquire any language in 6 months. His talk would not be as engaging and straightforward if he did not use experiences and examples from his personal life connecting with the well-known inventions in the human development.   320 more words

Clayton names former DeKalb leader Morcease Beasley sole finalist for school chief

Clayton County Public Schools has announced a sole finalist for the superintendent’s job. Despite a nationwide search, the school board didn’t go far to find its candidate, endorsing current Clayton administrator Morcease J. 120 more words