Instructional Leader on the Go...
Each PD eBulletin gives the busy district-level leader brief, practical, free, high quality learning opportunities in a variety of media formats.
Coaching Principals: Confronting Teacher Performance Problems
One of the reasons principals give for not confronting unacceptable teacher performance and behaviors is that they aren't sure how to start the conversation. Obviously, the problem will not be solved unless the conversation is begun. However, starting the process inappropriately or incorrectly can make the problem worse and even more difficult to resolve later.
|Network with a Colleague
Books Books Books by Patrick Crawford
We welcome this article from a member of our network - Patrick Crawford, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Leadership Center.
A brief article with some suggestions for great reading on leadership. Patrick is interested in networking with colleagues across the country - to read the article and get his email - just click the link below.
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| 21st Century Learning
Inevitable by Chuck Schwahn
& Bea McGarvey
The authors present a compelling reason why education must move from the Industrial Age to the Age of Empowerment by customizing learning. In their own words, "We believe that making education more meaningful to learners, making learning more motivational for learners, and preparing young learners for their future rather than our past is the critical and educational and moral (not to mention - economic) imperative of the day."
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|STEM Integration for the Elementary Classroom
October 17, 4:00pm EST
Join Kellie Dean, Director of Training for PCS Elementary Edventures, on Monday, October 17 at 2:00 PM MST for an in-depth view on STEM Integration for the Elementary Classroom through the use of PCS BrickLab and Digital Media Labs. By taking part in this webinar, you will become familiar with our programs and how to use them to integrate STEM activities into your everyday classroom. We will show you the PCS process of blending student-centered, hands-on experiential approaches to incorporate 21st century skills and STEM learning, while still reaching Common Core Standards.
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