Tag: #edadmin

It has been almost a year since I made the statement to my staff that I do not want them to assign a zero to any student until they intervene…

Read More No Zeros… Until Part II

It’s mid-May and I’ve been thinking a lot about next school year. To say that this has been a challenging year is an understatement. I began the year telling my…

Read More To Be Continued…

There comes a time in the life of every leader when we have to take a hard, honest look in the mirror and ask a fundamental question: “If I weren’t…

Read More Would You Follow You?

The following has been cross-posted at the Will Deyamport’s blog. “Bosses ought to be judged by what they and their people get done and by how their followers feel along…

Read More Does great have to be the default?

I am not a music guy. I appreciate one’s ability to create music, but I can’t read music at all. However, I absolutely love attending quality high school music performances…

Read More You’ve Got to See It

Sometime in December, 2010 I read a blog post by David Truss, principal of a school in Dalian, China titled, “No Office Day.” The title piqued my interest, but what…

Read More No Office Day

I participated in my first ever #edchat conversation on Tuesday, January 18, 2011.  The topic was how to make the teacher evaluation process more collaborative. This is something many educators have…

Read More It’s Just A Conversation