Why Educators Need A “Hard Stop” To The Work Day—Parkinson’s Law
As instructional leaders, one of our most important roles right now is making teachers' jobs doable, and helping them set[...]
How To Hire Teachers Remotely with Virtual Interviews
Every summer, schools hire thousands of teachers to fill last-minute vacancies. This year, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic,[...]
Low Walls for Protecting Time for Classroom Visits
Are you on track to get into classrooms 500 times a year? Making 3 visits a day is all it[...]
The Evidence-Driven Leadership Manifesto
K-12 leaders must abandon the delusion of “data-driven” decision-making, and instead embark on a serious evidence-driven overhaul of learning, teaching,[...]
Rubrics as Growth Pathways for Instructional Practice
Who's the best person to decide what instructional practices to use in a lesson? Obviously, the teacher who planned the lesson, and who[...]
Visibility & Zoom: the Evidence of Practice Grid
Is teacher practice always something we can actually see in an observation?Sometimes, the answer is clearly yes. But as I've argued over[...]