Blog2022-06-26T19:08:23+00:00

How to Run Your First Staff Meeting as a New Principal

By |August 24, 2022|Staff Meetings|

Are you a new principal getting ready to lead your first staff meeting? If so, Congratulations! All of your hard work and training as an educator has led you to this important moment. Now that the reality of this great responsibility has sunk in more, and you begin your strategic planning for the [...]

Collaborating Teachers Can Transform Learning

By |June 26, 2022|Professional Learning Communities, Staff Meetings|

Most educators would agree that collaborative teaching is effective. Collaboration is, after all, a vital part of communication. We all want to fit in among our peers. When we're little kids wanting to play together on the playground, when we're teens in middle school anxious for the approval of our classmates, and when [...]

Why PLCs are Key to Student Success

By |June 26, 2022|Professional Learning Communities, Staff Meetings|

Professional Learning Communities (PLCs). Why are PLCs important? Is your school a PLC? If you do, what does this look like? More importantly… Does it function well, or is it "just another staff meeting"? Even if your school in particular doesn't "have PLCs" likely you’ve heard of them. Professional Learning Communities. What are [...]

PLCs and Flex Time: A Strategy to Meet the Needs of All Students

By |November 26, 2020|Professional Learning Communities|

This post was originally published on the blog at enrichingstudents.com. A flex period, also referred to as a flex block, activity period, WIN time, advisory (and more), is something many schools have added or are thinking about adding to their school schedule. Why? Flex periods allow teachers to give students time, for extra [...]

How PLCs Facilitate Competency Ed

By |October 25, 2018|Professional Learning Communities|

This post was originally published on the blog at enrichingstudents.com. "...we didn’t set out to become a competency based learning environment. We had actually simply asked the question -- building a vision mission etc. -- “What is it that we want for our learners?” and we started to build from there. And we [...]

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