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Have You Lost That Lovin’ Feeling at Work?

February: the month of Valentines and chocolate, love and flowers. For many educators, though, February is a long month spent in the slow descent towards testing season, and we can certainly feel tested! Typically, it is our patience and grace… Read more >> 0 comments
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I Am Resolute about New Year’s Goals!

It's January, and you might find yourself in multiple conversations that include the query, “So what's your New Year's Resolution this year?” You’ll wince at the thought, and wonder what's wrong with you that you haven't set one yet. But… Read more >> 0 comments
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The Feedback System

To my husband, a musician and producer, feedback is a nasty word—think of that screeching sound which makes you cover your ears and wince in pain when the guitarist gets too close to his amp. It can ruin an otherwise… Read more >> 0 comments
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MindShift: Understanding and Shifting Mindsets

Jaime, a school principal, was working with a teacher around her grading system—she was wanting to make her grading more equitable and accurate, and had adopted a no-zero/minimum grade policy. Nothing about her course design had changed, however, so all… Read more >> 0 comments
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On Reflection

CarolAnn sat back in her chair and sighed loudly. “Oy vey,” she said. “Three words?!” I had just asked her to think back over her first year as an assistant principal and generate three words or phrases that might capture… Read more >> 0 comments
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Living the Venn Diagram of Coaching Leadership

Years ago, I worked with a principal who deeply believes he can develop the leader in everyone—in his staff, in his students, in his own children; everyone, he believes, has leadership potential. Daniel, we’ll call him, is a quintessential leader.… Read more >> 0 comments

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