What Can Parents Do​ to Inspire a Love of Learning During Spring and Summer 2020?

What Can Parents Do​ to Inspire a Love of Learning During Spring and Summer 2020?

As we draw closer to the end of the 2019-2020 school year, you may feel anxious about how to support parents leading up to the summer break. Many parents have felt the need to over-fill their children’s schedules with educational activities to make up for the loss of...
How School Leaders Can Support At-Risk Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How School Leaders Can Support At-Risk Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, schools across the country have been forced to shut down for the foreseeable future—possibly even until next fall. Although teachers are doing their best to provide parents with suggestions to encourage learning at home, they...
3 components of effective literacy instruction for students struggling with reading skills

3 components of effective literacy instruction for students struggling with reading skills

The importance of literacy across all school subjects is obvious: If students struggle to read textbooks, novels, worksheets, classroom assignments, and instructional materials, they can find themselves at a huge disadvantage in any classroom. As you teach students...
Data-Driven Decision-Making on Steroids: Moving from the What to the Why and How Good to Great Schools in Action

Data-Driven Decision-Making on Steroids: Moving from the What to the Why and How Good to Great Schools in Action

Your school is an individual entity. All schools have challenges that they need to overcome, even if they all ultimately have the same goals. What this means is that cookie-cutter strategies are not helpful to your specific situation. As the principal, you need to...