5 Strategies For Managing Change In Schools

5 Strategies For Managing Change In Schools

by Iain LancasterWe’ve come to accept that just about the only thing that seems to be constant in this day and age is change.But we sometimes don’t spend enough time thinking about how to manage change. Here are some things to have in mind before undertaking any...
What Effective Principals Do

What Effective Principals Do

What Effective Principals Doby Ian Lancaster1.  Balance management with leadership.School administration involves both management duties and leadership opportunities.The management side tends to be the stuff that one has to do. Leadership is the stuff that one chooses...
7 Questions To Guide Your PBL Implementation Plan

7 Questions To Guide Your PBL Implementation Plan

7 Questions To Guide Your PBL Implementation Planby Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PDGrow your school with TeachThought PD Project-Based Learning WorkshopsIt’s that time of year again where the students are walking out the door for the summer and the gears of...
3 Strategies For Maintaining Quality When PD Is ‘In-House’

3 Strategies For Maintaining Quality When PD Is ‘In-House’

3 Strategies For Maintaining Quality When PD Is ‘In-House’ by Paul Moss, edmerger Do you know if your staff are getting what you want them to get? For lots of teachers, professional development has been a large thorn in their side. And there are legitimate reasons for...
5 Facilitation Tips To Help Learners Grow

5 Facilitation Tips To Help Learners Grow

5 Tips To Be A Better Facilitator by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD A few weeks ago as I was wrapping up an Inquiry Workshop with a really fun and great group of Agricultural Science Educators I was approached by a young man who said he would soon be making...
Which Content Is Most Important? The 40/40/40 Rule

Which Content Is Most Important? The 40/40/40 Rule

Which Content Is Most Important? The 40/40/40 Ruleby Terry HeickContact TeachThought PD >>I first encountered the “40/40/40 rule” years ago while skimming one of those giant (and indispensable) 400 page Understanding by Design tomes.The question was simple...