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13 01, 2021

What Teachers Are Saying About Instructional Leadership

2021-01-13T17:43:40+00:00

In this article you will learn…

  • How a principal can utilize the actions of instructional leadership to support their teachers to provide and the students to attain—at the highest levels of achievement each and every day.
  • How to know the actions of instructional leadership are effective by listening for understanding about the goals of the initiative, articulations about how teachers will be supported, explanations about what success looks like and sharing about how teachers are working together.
  • That you are not alone in this endeavor and can find additional support for developing instructional leadership from us. (elevatedachievement.com).
What Teachers Are Saying About Instructional Leadership2021-01-13T17:43:40+00:00
9 12, 2020

The Power of Instructional Leadership

2021-01-13T17:53:31+00:00

In this article you will learn…

  • That any principal can increase staff motivation, and thus achievement, by increasing ownership.
  • The strategic learning practices and actions of instructional leadership in curriculum, instruction, assessment, and climate that actually increase the opportunities for learning—and increase the opportunities for ownership.
  • How to utilize the actions of instructional leadership to build a climate of ownership at your site.
The Power of Instructional Leadership2021-01-13T17:53:31+00:00
24 11, 2020

Question-Driven Feedback: How to Ensure Individual Metacognition

2020-12-01T17:34:27+00:00

In this article you will learn…

  • Why question-driven feedback is the most effective method to support stronger teachers’ decision making.
  • How this method of discourse allows the teacher to own the feedback process by explaining, clarifying, and reflecting on the decisions they are making to implement the actions of the initiative.
  • The guidelines for offering question-driven feedback to your teachers.
Question-Driven Feedback: How to Ensure Individual Metacognition2020-12-01T17:34:27+00:00
10 11, 2020

How to Master the Art of Dialogue

2020-12-01T17:38:24+00:00

In this article you will learn:

  • Someone who has mastered the art of dialogue is able to share ideas, listen and hear, and propel a conversation by asking clarifying questions, by respectfully challenging ideas, by building upon each other’s words, and by assuming that we will all learn something new.
  • The state standards articulate skills that can be taught and mastered from kindergarten to career and college ready.
  • Utilizing Structured Conversations as an instructional strategy is an effective way to help your students practice the skills they need to master the art of dialogue.
How to Master the Art of Dialogue2020-12-01T17:38:24+00:00
21 09, 2020

How to Get Your Children Talking About Their Learning

2020-10-13T20:21:30+00:00

In this article, you will learn...

  • Metacognition is the side of learning that pushes students to increased academic growth, and it is the side of learning that parents and caregivers can support each and every day.
  • Parents and caregivers can support their child to own their learning by boosting their metacognition through conversations about their learning.
  • Where to find additional support for metacognitive conversations. (www.elevatedachievement.com).
How to Get Your Children Talking About Their Learning2020-10-13T20:21:30+00:00