Rethinking Leadership in a Post-Pandemic Landscape

Roseanne JaneBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: Rethinking leadership in a post-pandemic landscape means schools should carefully consider the qualifications of future leaders. It is important to be flexible and adaptable when considering schedules for the upcoming year. Establish an ongoing dialogue to empower staff. Develop plans for mental health support to be proactive in the upcoming year. The United States has finally reached a point … Read More

Building a Runway for Student Success

Steven WeberBlog, Lead Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Teachers and administrators need to build a runway to ensure student success in the 2021-22 school year. Assessments, interventions, social and emotional learning, and priority standards are among many things that need to be considered for the upcoming year. W.I.N. time provides daily or weekly time for academic interventions, enrichment, or tutoring.  Ladies and gentlemen, on behalf of the … Read More

How Can Schools Build a Roadmap for the Future?

Steven WeberBlog, Lead Better, Lesson Plan Better

TL;DR: As school teams begin to build a roadmap for the future, they should identify priority standards and learning targets. It is also important that they establish common formative assessments. The strongest instructional plan is based on the needs of the learners and the experience of professional educators.  “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get … Read More

The Future of Education Post-Pandemic

Dana GoodierBlog, Lesson Plan Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: The ending of this school year will bring up many questions about the future of education post-pandemic. Consider what you would like to leave in the past from pre-pandemic times. Reflect on what you’ve learned through teaching in the pandemic. Then, use these reflections to decide what you’d like to continue doing in a post-pandemic world. As you read … Read More

The Three Stages Of The Pandemic

Steven WeberBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: We can develop multiple scenarios and begin to recover from the devastating effects of COVID-19 on education. Use surveys, focus groups, SWOT analysis, and questions to drive the work of educators during all three stages of the pandemic.  As teachers and students continue the second semester of the 2020-21 school year, there is uncertainty about the learning environment, student … Read More