Prior knowledge: factoring in what your students already know

There’s a phenomenon that teachers don’t always account for when planning their learning sequences and units – what students bring to the classroom.

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A Clear Direction: How to help students understand learning goals

It makes sense that students might find it helpful to know where they’re going with their learning.

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How to become a master of creating high-impact learning

Instead, we’re constantly pursuing knowledge to improve the learning of those we serve. And as new challenges pop up every day, week and year, we continuously strive to find new, effective ways of meeting these challenges head-on.

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Four Practical Ways That Learning Leaders Can Empower Others

As learning leaders, we’re committed to the learning entitlement of our students. But for our students to truly flourish and be empowered, we must also be committed to the learning entitlement of our leaders.

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How to overcome the micromanager in you

As a leader, it’s difficult to resist the temptation to constantly check up on those around us.

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Guarantee the Success of Your Collaborative Team Meetings

We’ve all sat through meetings that are a waste of time and energy. More often than not, the success of any collaborative team meeting depends on the person running it.

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Embrace The Listener In You

A big part of the work that I do – particularly with collaborative teams, and when I’m supporting colleagues to build their coaching skills – revolves around our capacity to really listen.

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5 ways to be deliberate in your teaching practice

But to become a learning architect and have maximum impact on students, a teacher needs to become very deliberate in his or her teaching practice.

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The 3 Pitfalls to Avoid when Coaching Educators

If you’ve been appointed to a coaching role, it’s a fantastic opportunity to genuinely support staff – and indirectly, students.

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