Is Work-Life Balance Part of Your New Year's Resolutions?

Need a resolution for the new year? Guest blogger Stacey Cabral-Levesque offers three tips to maintain work-life balance as you begin teaching in…


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I'm Going #toplessin2015! You in?

I'll admit it:  I'm a sucker for a good New Year's Resolution. I make one every year.  And while I rarely actually follow through on my resolutions,…


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A new brand of superintendents and their visions for 2015

Learn about six progressive administrators' plans to maximize teacher leadership this year.


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Sometimes we are so focused on the solution, we don't fully understand the problem.

I groggily shuffled into the Amtrak station at about 5:00 this morning, only one cup into my day (I'm a three cup kind-of girl). I overheard an…


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How Principals Can Avoid "Administrator-itis"

My friend and colleague Scott Diamond was once a cancer research scientist. Picture all the wacky stereotypes you have about scientists and you’ll…


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Want Passion? Re-Think the School Day

We all know school can bore students to death. OK, not actual death, but something that looks and feels much like it to a kid. Bill Ferriter reminds…


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Top Five Radical Reads of 2014

One of my favorite things about the New Year are the posts that my favorite writers churn out spotlighting the most viewed pieces of content on their…


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I Don’t Want New Resolutions for 2015; I Want a New Mindset

I’m tired of making resolutions every January 1st and then feeling guilty about not staying on track the 364 days that follow. While some people are…


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What was the biggest change in your teaching between your first and second year?

Recently I was asked this question, "What was the biggest change you made between your first and second year?" As I reflected on this I remembered…


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