It’s the little things that count

It’s the little things that count

The first time I saw a Fitbit it was worn by a PE teacher I was coaching. We’d finished our coaching session at the junior campus of his school and, as both of us were working at the senior campus that afternoon, I offered to drive him. He said he would...

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Leading with Data in Schools

Leading with Data in Schools

Adapted from the preface and introduction to Leading Data-Informed Change in Schools.Data are everywhere. On a Monday morning, our phones know we’re heading to work and tell us whether the traffic will be light or heavy. Data collected on our online...

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Adapting to Teaching in a New World

Adapting to Teaching in a New World

Originally published on the Solution Tree Blog. Teachers are used to standing at the water’s edge, peering into the distance and seeing wave after wave of change coming their way. It can certainly be daunting. Usually, teachers can correctly gauge how much...

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How to Help Your Team

How to Help Your Team

Educators have the tremendous responsibility of preparing our future generations. They can most effectively accomplish this task by collaboratively working in teams to ensure high levels of learning for all students. The collective journey isn’t a simple...

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Making RTI Work For You

Making RTI Work For You

This article first appeared on the Solution Tree blog. Whether it’s ‘RTI’ or ‘RTII’ (Response to Intervention and Instruction), the acronym is more than just a popular buzzword. It is a substantive reality in the schools and classrooms of today. Some claim to have...

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What Can You Do in 100 Days?

What Can You Do in 100 Days?

100-Day LeadersTurning Short-Term Wins Into Long-Term Success in SchoolsDouglas Reeves and Robert EakerDramatically increase student achievement and transform school culture in only 100 days. Using focused, strategic planning and change management, educational...

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