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The 2019 December Mentoring Memo is now available!

Just for the ASKing!
Successful principals are not only life-long learners. They are also constantly on the look out for areas of instructional practice that are not well understood or not yet being consistently used in classrooms across the school. Administrators participating in an instructional leadership series were asked to take a broad look at practices across the school they were charged with leading, to identify patterns and trends, and then to take action to guide staff members forward. They shared their discoveries, positive and not so positive, with their peers at the next session. Their stories are summarized in this month’s issue of Just for the ASKing! titled “What’s a Principal to Do…

Making the Standards Come Alive!
What is the best way to learn and practice math facts? What about students who are already in middle school and still don’t have automaticity? Which practices will finally help those math facts “stick?” Read Heather’s recommendations in the latest issue of Making the Standards Come Alive! titled ” Math Fact Fluency.”

Professional Practices for the 21st Century Leader
A new issue titled “Hiring Coachable High Performers” is now available. As we all know, hiring a high-performing teacher or principal can seem daunting, especially when hiring for a high needs or transformational situation. Read what Marcia learned in an online course about crafting interview questions that will you identify the best candidates. 

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