It Takes a Village: Three Ways Educators Can Collaborate for Greater Success

Educators have one common goal – to help students be active and engaged in their own learning each and every day so they can reach their highest academic potential.  In fact, there is strong research support showing that educators who collaborate around student success, are more successful in reaching their goal than those educators who do not collaborate.     In …

Educator Team Meeting

(Video) Effective Teams in Education

All school leaders understand that teamwork among educators is important. But how do you create truly effective teams of teachers and staff, when everyone is entrenched in “we’ve always done it that way”? School principals, superintendents, and every teacher has an opportunity to re-energize their school by learning how to encourage the development of effective teams. Click below to listen …

Effective Education Leader Teams

5 Keys to Effective Teacher Teams — The Engine of Student Success

I was presenting a workshop last year about increasing professional presence.  The administrators wanted to enhance the skill set of their faculty members to have professional conversations in their working teams. I started my usual content (professional mindset, committed listening, powerful questions) and soon realized that it was not connecting very well with the faculty.  Don’t get me wrong… the …