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Six Tips to Prevent “March Madness” on Campus
This type of “March Madness” is really not so fun, but could it be? Let’s look at some things campus leaders can do to lighten things up and win the day.
An Open Letter to School Administrators
Things have been changing for school leaders for years! Every day you walk onto campus, hopeful that today will be the day you get to spend some time with your students, share a moment with a teacher who needs encouragement, or take in some of the learning going on all around campus.
6 Books to Add to Your Principal Tool Kit
It’s not easy to find time to read, reflect or grow with the million and one responsibilities on your plate, but finding the time to deepen your knowledge and sharpen your skills is vital. Check out these titles that focus on important leadership skills. One of them just might help you make it through the rest of the year.
5 Strategies to Keep Effective School Leaders
Principals play a huge role in the success of students and teachers! It is vital that we work to support and encourage them so that they stay on their campuses and positively impact the community for a long time.
The Silent Shortage: Why Are Principals Leaving?
As U.S. schools struggle to find a new normal after the disruptions caused by pandemic closures and upheaval, school leaders are faced with some daunting challenges. At a time when schools need strong, effective leaders, they’re leaving.
What to Know About the Educator Expense Tax Deduction Increase for 2022
For the 2022 tax filing season, the Internal Revenue Service has increased the educator expense deduction from $250 to $300. Married educators may both deduct $300 each.
A Just-In-Time Tool to Ensure Reading Success
For students in grades four and above, it can be a challenge for educators to isolate the specific reading gaps for each student. So, what tool can educators use to target individual student needs and provide just-in-time instruction?
5 Ideas for School Leaders to Jumpstart a New Semester
Mid-year is a time to evaluate where you are and chart a course for change in the coming months. It’s the perfect time to look at what’s working, what’s not, and ways to refresh so that your campus is moving forward in a positive direction.
5 Must-Read Books to Help Teachers Combat Burnout
It might seem crazy that I’m encouraging you to spend the last precious days of your winter break reading about school-related things, but hopefully, these …
How to Prepare When You’re Starting a Teaching Job Mid-Year
Congratulations, you landed a teaching position! Once the excitement wears off, you’ll likely hit full panic mode when you realize that starting with a classroom mid-year isn’t quite as easy as it is in August. Take some deep breaths and get ready to make a difference in the lives of your students.
5 Tips for Surviving the Week Before Winter Break
From final assessments and report cards to juggling all the extra campus activities that come with celebrating the holiday season, you are hanging on for dear life trying to check off everything on your campus to-do list. Here are five tips to keep things running smoothly and to keep your students engaged and learning the week before winter break.
5 Ways to Jump Start the New Semester
We blinked and now it’s December! Where did this semester go? It’s certainly a busy time of year with end of semester exams, data collection and holiday hoopla, but now is the perfect time to make a plan for launching the new semester.