For my school district, today marked the transition to online learning, or execution of what we now call our Instructional Continuity Plan... I know, right!? It also marked my own children's first day of online learning and my wife's first day as a fifth grade teacher... online. Let me just say... the struggle was real. … Continue reading Simplicity.
I had that privilege to speak with the team from Schoolinks a few weeks ago about how my school structures our college readiness systems. I wanted to share the podcast with you below, and also thank the people at Schoolinks for inviting me to join them. If you work at the secondary level and have … Continue reading College Readiness
Disclaimer: This is not a political post. This is an "I am passionate about education and kids" post. I am an independent and selfish voter. Meaning I vote based on candidates views on issues important to my life and my family. I was in my car the other day listening to the White House press … Continue reading Shame
The most important support that I can provide to my faculty is feedback. It is essential in all that we do in my building. It is something that I work to do more - provide faculty with quality, timely feedback on what I see in their classrooms. Like many schools, out leadership team focuses on … Continue reading Power of Immediate Feedback
So, as I begin this post, I am still not really sure how I want to craft this entry. However, it has been weighing heavy on me. I have worked my entire career in schools that serve students of low socioeconomic status and high minority rates. In my more recent role over the past few … Continue reading Stop the Cycle