Color Outside the Lines Blog Series Overview

Kari PitstickBlog, Connect Better, Lead Better

Color Outside the Lines Blog Series Overview Everyone has their own teacher leadership style. Discover and own your unique teaching and leadership style early in your career to help you thrive in this challenging profession. Make your mark on your students, throughout your building, and in your community! Posts in the Series Making Your Mark: Becoming a Teacher Leader by … Read More

3 Steps to Becoming a More Effective Teacher Leader

Latrese YoungerBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: As a teacher leader, remember to show teachers how much you value their input and care about them as individuals. Initiate reflection and lead your team more effectively by encouraging innovation, leading with empathy, and allowing your core values to shine through. Defining Teacher Leadership As a literacy coach, I thought my position was about demonstrating how much more … Read More

Maintaining Positive Culture Even When Apart

Teach Better TeamBlog, Connect Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better

TL;DR: Classroom culture is something we all work hard to build and maintain. Steps and ideas to cultivate our classroom culture, even while apart. Realistic ideas and suggestions to connect with students, staff, and families from home. Classroom and school culture are massive components of our jobs as educators. It’s vital that we cultivate an environment where our students and … Read More

Everyone Has An Eeyore: Leadership Lessons from the 100 Acre Wood

Jacie MaslykBlog, Innovate Better, Lead Better

In This Post: Leadership lessons from a favorite childhood cartoon: Winnie the Pooh! Practical ideas to promote positivity from your “Eeyore” staff members. Everyone’s tale of leadership starts in its own unique way.  Some stories are a wild adventure. Some might take complex pathways through an enchanted land, encountering twists, turns, and challenges.  Other leadership stories are light-hearted and feel … Read More