Sometimes you have to work at looking through the glass.

That may seem like an odd thing to say.  However, because of the pandemic, a lot of us have gotten accustomed to engaging with others on the other side of a glass or plexiglass shield.  This has made it challenging at times to discern the person on the other side from other objects reflected from …

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Recognizing the Value of Instructional Leadership

Being a school administrator is complex and multi-faceted.  There are parts of the job that involve managing tasks, making day-to-day decisions, and responding to any number of emergencies or difficult situations.  There are also parts of the school principalship and superintendency that require strategic thinking, being visionary, motivating others, cultivating relationships, and focusing on specific, …

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Why Feedback is Important

Research has shown that the ability to regularly seek feedback is one of the most significant indicators of success.  Constructive feedback helps by providing direction, can inspire and motivate and overall increase performance–whether at work or in life.   However, seeking feedback can be uncomfortable.  And unsolicited feedback, especially when negative, can feel like an attack. …

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