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7 Thinking Habits That Grow Strong Teachers

7 Thinking Habits That Grow Strong Teachers by Art Costa and Bena Kallick, Institute for Habits of Mind When considering teacher quality, we are concerned not just for what we observe in the moment. We are also concerned about whether the teacher has the more enduring habits that will serve them well as they continue […]

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A Student-Centered BYOT Policy Template For Schools

A Student-Centered Universal BYOT Policy Template For Schools by TeachThought Staff ed note: This content has been updated and republished from a previous post BYOT–which stands for Bring Your Own Technology–is a natural response to need for progressive learning tools in the 21st century classroom. There are a variety of factors that contribute here, including […]

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What Effective Principals Do

What Effective Principals Do by Ian Lancaster ed note: this has been updated and republished from a previous post 1.  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 to do. […]

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From The Classroom To Your PLN: 10 Collaboration Tips For 21st Century Teachers

From The Classroom To Your PLN: 10 Collaboration Tips For 21st Century Teachers by Terry Heick Summer is a make-it-or-break-it time for educators. The non-stop, brutal schedule that is a school year starts with all the finesse of trampling elephants, and doesn’t relent for the next nine months (not coincidentally, the same amount of time […]

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 74 Reflections Of A First Year Principal

Ep. 74 Reflections Of A First Year Principal Drew Perkins talks with Jennifer Cox about what she learned from her first year of being a middle school principal. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: East Middle School University of Louisville Principal Program Thomas Guskey Fox Demoisey KDE Principal Partnership Peter DeWitt – Collaborative Leadership: Six Influences […]

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10 Steps To A Successful School iPad Program

10 Steps To A Successful School iPad Program by Sam Gliksman, Author of iPad in Education for Dummies iPads have quickly become a the hottest commodity in educational technology. Apple reports that schools are purchasing iPads over MacBooks by a ratio of 2:1. However, the rush to purchase the latest technologies often precedes the careful planning […]

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Is My School Ready? Strategies For Principals That Lead

Is My School Ready? Strategies For Principals That Lead by Jen Schwanke, Principal for Dublin City Schools For a principal, the a new school year brings anticipation, excitement—and—let’s admit it—an underlying feeling of trepidation. I always look forward to this time of year, but with it comes the telltale butterflies in the stomach each time […]

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