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What's required if professional development is to improve teaching

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I think of a "big idea" as one whose acceptance affects many other ideas and practices. Here's an example: George Couros, having been asked to share what advice he would give to schools, said: "Wha...
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The Most Powerful Way to Enhance Influence

The Most Powerful Way to Enhance Influence | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
At least once in a while, forget about controlling outcomes. Build human connections. Set aside the things leaders hide behind. Turn off: Results. Strategies. Respect. Vision casting. Authority. Pl...
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Leadership Freak

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Choosing Heat

Relationships make or break us.

Everyone grows, develops, and succeeds in the context of relationship.

Shelly Lansford's insight:

Relationships make or break us.

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Are adult learners really different from younger ones?

Are adult learners really different from younger ones? | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
Every once in a while I come across a list like this one that points out the differences between adult learners and, in this case, "youth learners." For the most part I disagree with such lists, no...
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Why Students Don't Read What is Assigned in Class

Do you students actually read what is assigned in class? Dozens of students explain why they don't read what is assigned and how they still pass English and ...
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EdTech

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12 Tips That Will Make You an Effective Collaborator #ecsd #edchat #edtech #abed #educoach (12 Tips That Will Make You an Effective Collaborator #ecsd #edchat #edtech #abed #educoach http://t.co/scCU4zI4OR)...
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Maximize Your Time!

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Several items in yesterday's ASCD SmartBrief (June 4, 2013) caught my eye.  But the one that captured both my mind and my heart was the pdf available titled "Multiply Your Minutes" in  a preview fr...
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How professional conversations can change our brains

How professional conversations can change our brains | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
Sometimes busy educators view "talking about" things as a waste of time, perhaps because they have had too many experiences in which discussion obfuscated rather than clarified and dissipated energ...
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How to Coach Teachers Who Don't Think Like You: Using Literacy Strategies to Coach Across Content Areas: Bonnie M. Davis: 9781412949101: Amazon.com: Books

How to Coach Teachers Who Don't Think Like You: Using Literacy Strategies to Coach Across Content Areas [Bonnie M. Davis] on Amazon.com. *FREE* super saver shipping on qualifying offers.
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Helping Your Teachers Use Data to Plan Instruction, Part Two: Fine-Tuning | Concordia Online

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Quickly and Simply Transform All Meetings

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Image source If you could only get back the time you gave to boring, ineffective, useless meetings! Meetings give the impression something’s getting done when usually it isn’t. There’s too much tal...
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Feedback: What do we know? What do we do? | PLS 3rd Learning

Feedback: What do we know? What do we do? | PLS 3rd Learning | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
Feedback was the focus of my research and reading this week as I worked to design a presentation I was asked to do for middle and high school teachers. I first
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Helping Your Teachers Use Data to Plan Instruction, Part Two: Fine-Tuning | Concordia Online

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Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring t...
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Why leaders must first change themselves

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Each week this summer I’m introducing a blog theme that connects popular and important posts from recent years. Each theme offers a number of perspectives on a perennial challenge of school leaders...
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3 Useful New Video Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Building the Culture of an Empowered Mindset Towards Technology Innovation

Building the Culture of an Empowered Mindset Towards Technology Innovation | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
I have been having an incredible year of learning in my half-time role with Parkland School Division, along with speaking and consulting for other schools/districts.
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Education Week: Harnessing the Potential of Instructional Coaching

Education Week: Harnessing the Potential of Instructional Coaching | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
In this chat, Elena Aguilar, author of The Art of Coaching, took questions on the complicated, often mysterious processes that go into what she calls "transformational coaching." She explored the challenges that teacher-coaches face in their...
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Ditch the Professional Learning Ice Breakers

Ditch the Professional Learning Ice Breakers | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
I have some good news to share with the legions of people who detest ice breakers, a.k.a. team warmups, at the start of professional learning sessions. The good news is that they don’t work. So if ...
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Instructional Coaching Weekly

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Instructional Coaching Weekly, by Tony Borash: A weekly collection of news & notes around coaching, teaching & learning for those who learn with adults who learn with kids (#ACPSCoaches might like this collection of resources around Instructional ...
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