Identifying When to Collaborate on Decisions

Identifying When to Collaborate on Decisions

Based on Leading a High Reliability School A key aspect of leading a high reliability school is to put formal structures in place that clearly invite teachers to participate in specific aspects of decision-making for the school. In fact, when specific initiatives are...
Advocating for the Gifted

Advocating for the Gifted

What exactly does a “gifted coordinator” do? As a gifted coordinator, I get asked a lot of questions. Curiously, the question I probably get asked the most is not what great things are you doing, how can I be involved, or what way do we best reach our...
“Rigour” and “Hard” Are Not The Same Thing

“Rigour” and “Hard” Are Not The Same Thing

How to challenge your students with their thinking I have had a lot of conversations in my career where it is offered that the solution to the problem of challenging students is simply to add more rigor. It is as though a teacher could go to the spice rank and hunt...