When Teachers Become Solutions to The Problems Schools Face

John Hattie wrote “the greatest effects on student learning occur when teachers become learners of their own teaching, and when students become their own teachers” (emphasis ours) (Hattie, 2012). Based on our combined 50+ years experience in multiple districts and states, as well as conversations with colleagues across the nation, Read More …

Developing Self-Directed Teacher Leaders Using Habits of Mind

  By Thomas R. Feller, Jr., Seth Brown, Ph.D., and Lauren Bowers Sometimes the best solutions to a wicked problem come from a well formed question. One wicked problem our district has been facing is the loss of some of our best teachers. Upon some internal investigation we discovered that Read More …