In this era of ever expanding social networks, we are faced with trusting other people with our ideas, our thoughts and our wonderings. Maybe stopping, for just a moment, to consider what integrity entails is a good ideas.
A growth mindset is essential to every classroom, every teacher, every parent and every student. I think a growth mindset = hope. Without hope, all is lost.
Establishing high expectations and providing a place where experimentation, re-design and try again modality is fundational to creating this atmosphere. I know I struggle...not with accepting the philosphical belief, but in the daily execution of walking the walk and not just talking the talk.
Where does a teacher leader fit? Are we willing to share our victories AND the places where we struggle, so together, we can all be better?
As teacher leaders, I think we can always use a good infusion of excellent teaching examples to let us re-connect with our profession. I was blown away by this 1st grade example from Dayle Timmons....read it and be inspired.
Teachers are making money selling their classroom lessons in TPT, an online marketplace. Is this crazy? To think that we can make money selling intellectual property we create is amazing. What I want to know is....how does something like this change we think about ourselves?
We all know this already but hopefully Mathews article will shone a spotlight on the problem. We spend $20 billion a year on professional development for teachers, much of it wasted because of a lack of a very basic feature. Practice time!
Where have you taken the lead and innovated? Probably in quite a few places. So the question then becomes...are you sharing that with others? Start posting and blogging and making sure the world knows all the good stuff that teachers are doing with students.
Why aren't we having more conversations about what's working in education? Well, Ariel....I say let's change that right now. I'm sick of focusing on the broken and would love to swap stories that inspire, create momentum, and propel me forward. Right now...let's all make a pact to start doing much more of this!
We have a deep and urgent responsibility to prepare our kids for life outside of the school walls, and we need to be held accountable for ensuring that each student has opportunities to see, and find, purpose in their lives.
America is currently facing a crisis of leadership in business and in government. Yet at the same time – participation in leadership seminars and programs has never been higher. Seems like a book we should read.
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