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9 02, 2021

What’s the Best Way to Offer a Teacher Feedback on Their Craft?

2021-02-16T23:18:43+00:00

In this article, you will learn:

  • That teachers desire feedback on the craft of teaching and learning.
  • The most effective way to offer feedback is by asking questions.
  • The purpose of a question-driven feedback format is to allow teachers the time and space to process how they make decisions regarding teaching and learning.
What’s the Best Way to Offer a Teacher Feedback on Their Craft?2021-02-16T23:18:43+00:00
27 01, 2021

The Power of Instructional Leadership at the District Level

2021-01-27T01:20:20+00:00

In this article you will learn:

  • That any administrator can increase district-wide motivation, and thus achievement, by increasing ownership.
  • The 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 in your district.
The Power of Instructional Leadership at the District Level2021-01-27T01:20:20+00:00
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