Category Archives: Instructional Leadership

Executive Functioning in Early Childhood

At conferences and talks, many early childhood educators are interested in information about executive functioning in children. Recent brain research is demonstrating that the skills and abilities of executive functioning are essential to academic success and effectiveness in the workplace. … Continue reading

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Grading for Learning: A Standards-Based Grading Journey

I was once asked what the purpose of school is. What a great question! To be honest I had to really think about the answer, surprised that such a simplistic question could cause me to pause. Schools nurture, inspire, educate; … Continue reading

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Find Your “One Thing”

The end of the school year brings a mixture of emotions for teachers, students, parents and administrators. Focusing on the myriad of items on the “to do” list can send everyone into a tailspin of anxiety. What are the most important things … Continue reading

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