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Is My School Better BECAUSE I Lead It? – Education Article

Is My School a Better School BECAUSE I Lead It?By Baruti K. Kafele(ASCD, 2018 – Learn more) Reviewed by Frank J. Hagen Is my school a better school because I lead it? This is a direct question that one might expect to be answered in the affirmative by many, if not all, current school leaders. However, an affirmative response was unfortunately not the reaction received by Baruti Kafele as he traveled around the United States on a book promotional tour.…

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Create Rigorous & Engaging Learning – Education Article

Project Based Teaching: How to Create Rigorous and Engaging Learning ExperiencesBy Suzie Boss with John Larmer(ASCD, 2018 – Learn more) Reviewed by Jeny Randall When I picked up Project Based Teaching, I was mired in end-of-trimester work. I didn’t have time to read. But Suzie Boss and John Larmer’s book not only drew me in, it provided the antidote for end-of-trimester fatigue. Project Based Teaching offers strategies and protocols I can put in place immediately, but more than that it…

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Do Your Students Have Math Fact Fluency? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we welcome ASCD authors Jennifer Bay-Williams and Gina Kling on the program to discuss how students can easily pick up complex math concepts no matter what grade or ability level.  Please check out their new book available from ASCD Publications for more information on how you can provide quality math education to your students today!…

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A Principal’s Reflections: Why Connect? – Education Article

A Principal’s Reflections: Why Connect? Why Connect? I was honored to have been interviewed for Educational Leadership, ASCD’s flagship magazine, on the power of Twitter as part of a Personal Learning Network (PLN). You can read the article HERE.  Since only snippets of my responses were embedded into the piece I wanted to share the specific questions that were asked and my thoughts on each. As you will see, the true power of connected learning is what you glean from…

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