Take-a-Ways: An ineffective way to monitor is to constantly look over someone’s shoulder to assess if they are doing it right. I think this applies to educators and students. Monitoring is not exclusively after the fact. […]
Take-a-Ways: People need to be excited about change. If they are excited and bought in, change can happen more quickly. The members are excited because they can see how the change will make a difference. […]
Take-a-Ways: 1. Fullan stated that pedagogy was the drawing out learning. I have always been told pedagogy was the art of teaching and the science have how we teach so that students learn. I quite like those […]
Take-a-Ways: The main question was: How do we cultivate a coherent district-ward system? Many systems will say the answer is alignment, but Fullan argues that often means structure and that doesn’t work. Districts and schools […]
The Holy Grail of improvement has always been sustainability.
What is the role of the principal of a school?