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Learning Leadership from Big Brother

I don’t know about you, but every summer I find myself glued to my television three nights a week as each new episode of the reality show Big Brother airs.  I have watched all 20 (!) seasons of the show … Continue reading

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Good Leaders Don’t Do It All Alone

In my Time Management for Leaders Series I try to share advice for new leaders, leaders in new roles, and leaders who are working to get organized and efficient with their time, in order to serve as instructional leaders. In … Continue reading

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Mentoring

I have written many posts on coaching.  I was a literacy coach in a previous position.  Most recently I left a position as a director who oversaw the instructional coaches at each of our district school sites.  I am passionate … Continue reading

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Over-Scaffolding

“The idea of scaffolding has historical roots in psychology and social-learning theory, which describe scaffolding as structures, tools, and assistance from more knowledgeable others that allow learners to engage in practices beyond their independent capacity.”        While I’m … Continue reading

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Engaging the Unconnected

Over the last two years, I have read many blog posts, articles, and even some rants about unconnected educators. Why won’t they use social media? Don’t they know the benefits of being a connected learner? I’ve seen Twitter debates about … Continue reading

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