Your Teachers Need a Win
The smallest bit of praise can give a person enough confidence, enough of a dopamine hit, to keep going.
How to Build Psychological Safety in Professional Development
Learning requires us to be vulnerable, and in order to do that, we need to feel safe. Here are 5 ways PD facilitators can make that happen.
Why So Many Teachers Are Leaving, and Why Others Stay
What makes one school lose teachers in the double digits, while others manage to hold on to almost everyone?
Teachers Are Barely Hanging On. Here’s What They Need.
Hint: It’s not meditation and jeans passes.
“We’re a Family” and Other School Norms that Can Cause Burnout
Is it a reflection of a warm school culture, or a subtle way to get teachers to work even harder? If you suspect it’s the latter, it’s time to push back.
What Teachers Want You To Know: A Note to School Administrators
I take the liberty of speaking for them here because many don’t feel free to speak for themselves.
How Pineapple Charts Revolutionize Professional Development
As one-size-fits-all PD fades into obscurity, more personalized professional development models have emerged. The Pineapple Chart may be the greatest of them all.
How to Plan Outstanding Tech Training for Your Teachers
What are the best practices in tech training for teachers? Three technology integration specialists give us advice about the most effective way to plan and deliver ed tech training in schools.