Episode 41: Outliers in Education with Erich Bolz and Eric Price

Darrin PeppardLeaning Into Leadership

What causes some schools to outperform other schools with very similar demographics? CEE set out to find out through their Outliers in Education research project. The data they have gleaned has changed the school improvement process in the state of Washington, and might change how you see it. I sat down with two of their researchers to learn about this … Read More

Teaching Versus Teachering: Extra Duties of Teachers

Alex T. ValencicBlog, Lesson Plan Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Teaching involves standards, a curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Students and teachers co-create the learning experience together. As teachers, what do we do beyond teaching? How can you impact greater change? Teaching Versus Teachering: Extra Duties of Teachers Not too long ago, I was listening to one of my favourite podcasts, The Chey and Pav Show. This show features Chey … Read More

7 Investing Lessons Worth Applying to Education

Austin MeeksBlog, Lesson Plan Better

TL;DR: Educators can learn from other careers, such as finance, to navigate challenging times. Celebrate small successes and realize that everything is connected. Success in one area will flow into others. Focus on using research-based practices within your classroom. Don’t wait to try something new. Use data to inform what you’re doing within your classroom. Learn from finance. Educators are … Read More

LfJ Series: Normalizing Critical Reflection: An Adaptive Leadership Approach to Data Analysis

Lindsay LyonsTime for Teachership Podcast

In today’s podcast, I am discussing an adaptive leadership approach to data analysis. Adaptive leadership is best suited for long-standing adaptive challenges, not necessarily technical challenges. I go into the four ways that adaptive challenges are showing up and I also discuss questions to ask shareholder groups to identify hidden alliances that may not be evident at first glance. I … Read More

Engage and Elevate Better with Data

Martin SilvermanBlog, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Data drives many of our decisions in education. It comes from a variety of sources and is more than just numerical information from test scores. The use of data needs to be intentional and involve not only educators but students and families as well. Elevate data by using it to not only help you see progress but to help … Read More