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Leading Through Windows and Mirrors

A Principal's Reflections

Research has found that people are reluctant to admit they have failed because of a general desire to avoid negative social evaluation and disapproval from others (Leary, 2007). Trust erodes when others are blamed publicly. The buck stops with the leader, plain and simple. Without trust, there is no relationship. Brock, S.E., McAliney, P.J.,

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Engineers Week Feb. 18-24

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Since 2007, the number of engineering grads nationwide has shot up 33%. Forbes published three good reasons: The U.S. has approximately 1.6 million engineering jobs that pay $42 per hour in median. Job growth from 2010 to 2014 was in the double digits in several engineering occupations.

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Better Feedback for Deeper Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Hattie and Timperley (2007) say that effective feedback must answer three major questions: Where am I going? Educational Leadership, 70(1), 82–83 Hattie & Timperley (2007) The Power of Feedback. For it to have an impact, it must be timely, practical, specific, facilitated in a positive manner, and consistent. What are the goals?)

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Celebrate Pi Day and Maths Day

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Created by Wolfram Music created with Pi — addictive song Pi Day Activities with Google Sheets Pi Day WebQuest Pi Poems World Maths Day The first World Maths Day was held on March 14, 2007 (also Pi Day), and has ever since been held occasionally on the 1st Wednesday in March.

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Balance Instruction and Feedback with Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

Hattie’s and Timperley’s (2007) research on feedback identified it as having a significant impact on student achievement and learning. It is in the moments when students are practicing and applying that they encounter obstacles, have questions, and need additional support. and Timperley, H. The power of feedback. 77, 81–112.

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Science-backed scalable tools improve student mental health

eSchool News

Additionally, a good universal screening tool is scientifically validated, and they are specific to the age group it is supporting (Glover & Albers, 2007). Similarly, having a sense of belonging in school is shown to support greater college persistence and degree completion (Hausmann, Schofield, & Woods, 2007). References: 1.Albers,

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Three Strategies to Support Our Teacher Workforce in 2022

Education Elements

Adding to an educator labor shortage that started with the Great Recession in 2007, we witnessed a net loss of more than half a million education jobs this past year.

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