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Administration & Leadership

Discover the challenges, strategies, and triumphs of troubleshooting, guiding, and inspiring not just a classroom, but an entire academic community.

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    Leading the Way on Technology Integration

    School leaders can shape technology use on campus so that the whole school has a consistent approach that improves outcomes for students.
    Victoria Thompson
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    Defending a Teacher’s Right to Disconnect

    Remember personal time? For many educators, technology has driven it toward extinction—and it’s time to get serious about reclaiming it.
    18.5k
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    Too Much Focus on ‘Learning Loss’ Will Be a Historic Mistake

    Learning loss is real and needs to be addressed, but how we go about it should be commensurate with the size of the moment.
    30.8k
  • Under the careful watch of principal Keith Moore (r) and a staffer, in-person learning resumes for the first time since March at Campbell Elementary in Austin.

    Schools, Not Teachers, Must Reduce Stress and Burnout—Here’s How

    Educators’ health and well-being should be prioritized in school culture; school leaders can help create the conditions for that.
    29.1k
  • End-of-Year Conversations Solidify Teachers’ Learning

    With structured discussions, educators can share wisdom gained in a turbulent year—and be better prepared for the coming one.
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  • Simple Ways Administrators Can Support Teachers

    Three things every administrator can do to encourage teachers at the end of this difficult year—and in the future as well.
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    Celebrating Student Growth With Formative Data

    A look at how one district is working to meet individual student needs and accelerate learning by using ongoing formative data to measure growth.
  • A professional Black woman looks out the window with a reflective expression

    Why Black Teachers Walk Away

    Teachers of color are leaving the profession at staggering rates. A new study highlights some of the reasons why.
    13.4k
  • How to Introduce Lessons on Disability

    Disability should have a place in schools’ anti-bias work along with race, gender, sexual orientation, and religion.
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    Building a Culture that Respects Teachers and Reduces Stress

    When teachers are given time to work closely with other teachers, and have achievable goals—school culture thrives.
    14.9k
  • Israeli pupils wearing protective gear make their way to their classroom upon return to school after the COVID-19 lockdown, at Hashalom elementary in Mevaseret Zion, in the suburbs of Jerusalem, on May 3, 2020.

    Schools Are Opening Worldwide, Providing a Model for the U.S.

    Children are returning to school in countries that are weeks—or months—ahead of the U.S. in battling Covid-19. Here’s how it’s happening.
    29.6k
  • A CIO’s Strategies for Humanizing Data

    As one district chief of information shares, sensitivity and savvy are key to getting staff comfortable with data.
  • A teacher hugs her student.

    The Power of Being Seen

    How well do you know your students? In a Nevada school, a simple strategy pushes teachers to look beyond the lessons.
    67.5k
  • Making Sure Each Child Is Known

    A middle school in Nevada uses a simple strategy to build deeper connections between teachers and students.
    62k
  • Reimagining Alternative Education

    Alternative education should be framed not as a last resort for ‘bad’ students but as a way to provide positive, intentional supports.
    603

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