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Complexity, chaos, and ambiguity are aspects of leadership and learning. Without those we cannot innovate and create.
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JULIA G. THOMPSON: Overcoming a Negative School Climate

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JULIA G. THOMPSON: Overcoming a Negative School Climate http://t.co/JwtcNodC1P

Via Nancy J. Herr
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's insight:

At the heart of a positive School environment and climate is positive relationships between students and staff. This means staff have to get along and work together, as well. Providing space for teachers to speak safely is an important consideration.

 

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Nancy J. Herr's curator insight, September 15, 2014 4:30 PM

Sometimes we come into a new position excited and positive but are stymied by a negative climate. Or perhaps that climate has developed over time in our current school. Here is some help to move you in the right direction.

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Word to the Wise: 10 Tips for First-Year Principals

Word to the Wise: 10 Tips for First-Year Principals | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
By the time they step into the position, most principals have already spent years—even decades—in the classroom as teachers. This experience certainly comes in handy, but rarely is it enough…

Via Nancy J. Herr
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's insight:

The point about principals seeming to forget about their classroom experiences is what I saw with many principals, first year and beyond, particularly towards the end of my teaching. It coincided with their desire to create an imprint of a few of their favourite things i.e. digital technologies, 7 Habits, organize complementary courses, etc.

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