Ken Robinson: Government “Standardization” Blocks Innovative Education Reform
“I never blame teachers or schools… But there is this deadly culture of standardizing, that’s being pushed on them, politically. My core message here is that we have to personaliz…
What Teachers Want You To Know: A Note to School Administrators | Cult of Pedagogy
I take the liberty of speaking for them here because many don't feel free to speak for themselves.
10 Ways to Overcome Teacher Stress for Educators of All Levels
Explore these 10 simple and indispensable strategies for helping you overcome teacher stress in your own school environment now and for all time.
Artificial intelligence holds great potential for both students and teachers – but only if used wisely
We should consider how artificial intelligence will impact how we teach, what we teach, and its potential to ethically support innovation and improvement in education.
The myth of teacher as superhero (and other bad messages) peddled by hit TV series
It makes good cinema to put six bright and passionate teacher recruits into some of the most underserved schools and communities in Australia and follow them around. When the filming is by Screenti…
How To Have Killer Meetings That Get Results
I recently read Death by Meeting by Patrick Lencioni. This book is a must read for any leader who wants to improve the quality of meetings in his or her organization. Every team could benefit from the insights shared in this leadership fable. The problem with meetings is that they are often boring, and they don't usually get the desired results. There are a couple of reasons this happens. I'd like to share some of what I learned from Lencioni's book and encourage you to read it if you would…
Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits
Insights from Google's new study could forever change how teams are assembled.
Ian Lancaster talks about the 7 habits of highly effective principals in this updated article originally featured on TeachThought.
How to say “no” to everything ever. - Be Leaderly
“I’m as proud of what we don’t do as I am of what we do.” –Steve Jobs It’s been said that one of the secrets to Steve Jobs’ success was to “say no to 1,000 things.” You’ll find this theme percolating throughout the biographies of myriad heroes & mentors. Highly-productive & satisfied people say “no” […]
12 Must-See TED Talks for Teachers - We Are Teachers
Hoping to reinvigorate your love of teaching? One these TED talks for teachers may be just the inspiration or thought-provoking you need.
10 Fresh Administrative Tools to Help Principals Lead the Way
Here are some tools that can help you do your job as an administrator more productively.
You Are Not A Number
I recently said the above statement at a conference in Nebraska, after asking teachers, “Have you heard of the term ‘data driven’?”, to which they responded wit…