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School of Thought Blog
22 March 2019
As principals, you are focused on myriad issues that impact the function of your school on a daily basis; are school buses arriving on time, did the cafeteria receive its delivery, are your students safe. Despite all that you attend to, it’s natural to face some scrutiny from parents, administrators, and community members about how […]
21 March 2019
It is my privilege to be one of the educational leaders in our rural community with a student enrollment of 400 fabulous kids! There is a magical atmosphere in our school, and though I cannot take all of the credit for our pizazz, I know that my role as a leader contributes to it. To […]
20 March 2019
At the start of the 2017–18 school year, I challenged our staff at Cedar Crest Middle School (CCMS) to tell the story of our school—to showcase the learning that was happening, the community that we were building, and the positive aspects of our school that were occurring every day—through social media. Our staff quickly took […]
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I Want To
April 10, 2019 3:30–4:00 pm ET
In celebration of National Assistant Principals Week, this webinar will examine the complex relationship between a principal and an assistant principal. Shawn DeRose and Katie Madigan from Glasgow Middle School in Fairfax County, VA, will share how they work together to improve their leadership and overall instruction by: – Defining a clear vision – Establishing […]
April 24, 2019 3:30–4:00 pm ET
This live look-in will discuss how the teachers from Leyden High School District #212 used a blend of project-based and interdisciplinary learning to create Co.Lab, a new program for first-year students. Teachers from English, physical education, digital literacy, science, special education, and social studies work as a team to guide a cohort of students, leveraging […]
May 8, 2019 3:30–4:00 pm ET
May 22, 2019 3:30–4:00 pm ET