Introducing Better Leadership

Raymond PortenBlog, Connect Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Lessons that are learned in your personal life can transfer to your professional life. Teachers often need similar support to what a family needs. Educational leaders can use the skills, strategies, and ideas they learn from their family and workplace interchangeably. Introducing Better Leadership I have learned many lessons in my schooling or on the job that I have … Read More

Be a Leader Who Empowers Your Staff

Dana GoodierBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: Be a leader who empowers your staff by helping each teacher see their strengths and potential. Opening up classrooms to walkthroughs gives small groups of teachers on grade and subject-level teams the opportunity to discover the cool things their colleagues are doing. Walkthroughs can have a theme around literacy, student engagement, standards-based grading, or anything else your school is … Read More