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How (And Why) You Should Become A School Principal

How (And Why) You Should Become A School Principal | CCCS | Scoop.it

There are few dull moments for school principals. From training teachers to having heart-to-heart talks with troubled students, principals are the people who keep schools running smoothly on a daily basis.


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Bryan Kay's curator insight, October 22, 2015 8:38 PM

I chose this resource to use for motivation or general ideas to become a better principal and educational leader.

 

Motivation to keep going!

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The Principal Difference: A School Leadership Blog by Mel Riddile: PISA: It's Poverty Not Stupid

The Principal Difference: A School Leadership Blog by Mel Riddile: PISA: It's Poverty Not Stupid | CCCS | Scoop.it
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Survey on Preparedness to teach Common Core: 80% give low rating

Survey on Preparedness to teach Common Core: 80% give low rating | CCCS | Scoop.it

By Catherine Gewertz


1. Lack of teacher capacity

2. Few people understand the key instructional shifts required

3. School Culture: some kids still held to higher expectations than others

4. The need for the development of aligned curriculum

5. Scope of the change


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Common Core Classrooms: Deeper Thinking with Fix It

Common Core Classrooms: Deeper Thinking with Fix It | CCCS | Scoop.it

I’m all about cooperative learning. As research has proven students tend to learn best by teaching others, experiencing, and discussing.

 

The cooperative learning advocate in me believes that creating opportunities for our students to work together will be a key to succeeding with the Common Core.

 

I have begun creating card packs for a strategy that I'm calling Fix-It. Students have to think a bit deeper by finding incorrect answers and then fixing what is wrong.

 

You can find out more about the strategy and download the new freebie HERE


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1133 educational leaders to kickstart your Twitter feed | Dangerously ...

1133 educational leaders to kickstart your Twitter feed | Dangerously ... | CCCS | Scoop.it

Got an administrator in your school or district who's interested in Twitter but doesn't know whom to follow? Interested in connecting online with more administrators yourself? Get started with these 1133 educational leaders on ...

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Data Systems, Common Core, and Teacher Effectiveness, Oh My!

Data Systems, Common Core, and Teacher Effectiveness, Oh My! | CCCS | Scoop.it

By Paige Kowalski, Data Quality Campaign

 

"Without high-quality and comparable student AND teacher data, policymakers will not have the information they need to improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement."


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