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A Principal's Reflections: Change Should Be a Reality, Not a Possibility

A Principal's Reflections: Change Should Be a Reality, Not a Possibility | trust in leadership | Scoop.it

Change in education seems to be as illusive as the Loch Ness Monster. Everyone seems to be talking about it, but little action leading to meaningful results seems to be the mainstay in many schools. Through my work over the years as a teacher, educational administrator, and learner through I have identified common roadblocks to the change process. If identified and addressed appropriately these roadblocks can be overcome.


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Top Ten Practices for Principals to Promote Literacy in School

Top Ten Practices for Principals to Promote Literacy in School | trust in leadership | Scoop.it

This is one blog post you must share with your Principal - it is written by a school principal who understands the importance of literacy, and shares the ways he communicates his values and expectations to his  teaching staff and students.  He demonstrates a clear commitment to improved literacy by his own actions every day.  At his first staff meeting of the year, he asked teachers to write down the names of the books they had read over the holidays - explanation?  If we expect kids to be readers, we had better be readers too.  It doesn't get better than that.  Please read. Please share. DW

 

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1. Read, Read and Read

"Principals should not only be reading current research and resources about best practices in education, they should be reading children's books as well as reading for plea..."


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