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Why Instructional Leadership Starts With Listening

Instructional leadership begins with listening. Not data, not “look-fors,” not standards, not expectations, but listening. If we don’t listen, we won’t get the most important benefits of being in classrooms. That’s my focus in this Periscope broadcast: Get Periscope for iOS or Android Follow me on Twitter @eduleadership or in the Periscope mobile app More […] .

What Instructional Leaders Should Do During Walkthroughs

As instructional leaders, we know we’re supposed to be in classrooms. But what should we do when we get there? What’s the main goal? That’s my focus in this Periscope broadcast: Get Periscope for iOS or Android Follow me on Twitter @eduleadership or in the Periscope mobile app: @periscope More On Walkthroughs Join the 21-Day […] .

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Recap The Bright Spots: The Email Instructional Leaders Need To Send Every Friday

We get more of what we reinforce. If you want to have more formative assessment taking place in your school, talk about formative assessment. Implementing a new curriculum? Talk about that curriculum. Constantly. But leaders can’t be all talk. Talk only sets the agenda—it doesn’t make the change sink in. When you see teachers using […] .

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Rockwood School District Announces “Kid Superintendent” Search

Watch a personal invitation from @ROCK_Supt about becoming Kid Superintendent in Rockwood – http://t.co/HECVI4oM4d pic.twitter.com/66lrnFXcSR — Rockwood School Dist (@rockwoodschools) August 31, 2015 @RockwoodSchools superintendent Dr. Eric Knost (@ROCK_Supt) is looking for the next Kid Superintendent. Taking a cue from YouTube phenom Kid President, Kid Superintendent will have an important job: Thanks to @JustinTarte for […] .

We Can’t Put Students First By Putting Teachers Last

We can't put students first by putting teachers last. If you want to do what's best for kids, do what helps adults succeed. — Justin Baeder (@eduleadership) June 20, 2015 This is one of my most-retweeted tweets in recent weeks, so I thought it was worth elaborating on a bit. There’s a type of rhetoric […] .

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