Category: Organization

My beast is going into Pre-AP biology next year and her future teacher gave her a summer “preparation” assignment to help get her biology mind right. One of the resources shared was a link to a short video on the interactive notebook that they be using in his class. It walked them through creating the […]

Read More Creating and using interactive notebooks…a video series!

This summer I find myself able to actually THINK ahead…something last summer didn’t allow, as I had NO idea what I was supposed to even be thinking about! I’m a planning nerd, which is surprising considering how much is always happening in this role. Someone shared via Twitter recently, ” The principal’s day is spent […]

Read More Tips & tricks to planning as a principal, part 1

Summer is a bonus for school administrators. We are given the gift of time to accomplish tasks that simply cannot be completed during the school year commotion. But with adrenaline…

Read More 10 Summer Tips for Principals

How do you plan for your strategic use of time? In a culture that seems to take some kind of pride in talking about how busy we all are, it seems even…

Read More Make Time

Many have leadership titles, but our true leaders exhibit leadership behaviors. Some are listed here. Certainly not an exhaustive list, nor set in stone; but led to some great candid discussion and…

Read More Leaders: Strive to be the Weak Link

     Instructionally savvy educators know that personalized learning is the heart of student success.  As schools strive to customize education through instructional design, technology efforts and professional learning, highly successful…

Read More Pointing To Your True North