What are the expectations for educational leaders? Most likely, the four listed above made your list, but what other expectations identify the good to the great? Many outstanding leaders I have known have had high expectations. If the expectations are set high for self, staff, and students, the school will soar with success. Building strong … Continue reading Expectations for Educational Leaders
Two Rules has been my focus for over two decades of education. One of those rules is Safety. We cannot just talk about it; we must model and provide it. How? As schools, we have crisis plans, emergency drills, and active shooter drills. I want to share information with you from research conducted about these … Continue reading Talk Safety, Model it and Provide it!
Do you have a childhood memory of something you did with your family? One of my memories is opening a box full of different shapes, colors, and a picture to follow as you put the pieces together. Putting jigsaw puzzles together was one of those memories from my childhood. We enjoyed many hours working together … Continue reading Pieces will fit
Graduations have been held or are being held for high schools across the United States and also at the college level. These young adults find themselves at a crossroads in life. However, they are not alone in wondering what is next. Which way do I go? Do I follow the leader? Who’s in the lead? … Continue reading Who’s in the Lead?
One of the best ways to help yourself and others is to enrich your use of vocabulary intentionally daily. I have always practiced adding a word to our vocabulary in the classroom and with my grandchildren now. Words do not have to be extravagant or flamboyant to be selected to add to your list. You … Continue reading Fill up your cup with Authority
“School shooting in Texas” is four words to stop you, frozen at the moment, and your heartstrings are pulled. The number of injuries, loss of life, the individual or individuals involved in the shooting makes no difference. It is the four words no mother, father, grandparent, or educator wants to hear ever. Then the media … Continue reading Heartstrings and swings!
Coaching helps every level The need for coaching support today is more extensive than it has ever been before. Help at each level in the organizational chain needs to be strengthened after being pushed to the limits over the past few years. Every individual, if asked in a survey, will tell you they have been … Continue reading Put us in, we want to coach or be coached!
How Do You? Asking questions is something I think is essential to do. It gives your mind a chance to be engaged in thinking deeper and to explore ideas you may not have opportunities to provide time to think. How do you? It is a question you can fill in the blank with the remaining … Continue reading Solution Weekly May 22-28, 2022
“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”Maya Angelou Creativity brings value to life. You can see, hear, feel and explore all elements. Through your imagination, you can expand on what everyone experiences to enhance with new thoughts. As a thinker and “tinker,” your intelligence leads you to fun, innovative … Continue reading Creativity expands!