7 01, 2021

How to Develop Instructional Leadership

2021-01-13T17:49:52+00:00

In this article you will learn…

  • Instructional leadership is a skill that administrators can develop and is critical to elevating student achievement.
  • The explicit actions of instructional leadership in curriculum, instruction, assessment, and climate.
  • That you are not alone in this endeavor and can find additional support for developing instructional leadership from us. (elevatedachievement.com).
How to Develop Instructional Leadership2021-01-13T17:49:52+00:00
17 12, 2020

Instructional Leadership in Action: A Vignette About Implementing a Hybrid Learning Model

2021-01-13T17:51:15+00:00

In this article you will learn…

  • 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 a principal can model the thinking behind the ownership and explicitly address the skills of ownership.
  • What the actions of instructional leadership look and sound like when a principal is being strategic in the actions they use to support their staff in the implementation of a hybrid learning model.
Instructional Leadership in Action: A Vignette About Implementing a Hybrid Learning Model2021-01-13T17:51:15+00:00
27 10, 2020

Don’t Reteach If You Don’t Know Why!

2020-10-27T19:40:02+00:00

In this article you will learn…

  • Reteaching cannot be effective and efficient if the teacher does not clearly understand what worked (and didn’t) during classroom instruction.
  • There should be more to data protocols than just identifying what kids didn’t learn and then reteach them.
  • To identify WHAT students have learned (or not) and WHY they have learned (or not, in order to determine HOW to reteach them effectively.
Don’t Reteach If You Don’t Know Why!2020-10-27T19:40:02+00:00
2 06, 2020

How to Prepare for the Unknown

2020-08-17T23:39:49+00:00

In this article, you will learn...

  • Education consistently goes through many types of changes, some planned, some controllable, and some unknowable.
  • Investing your resources in ensuring students have best, first instruction from their teachers is the strongest investment an administrator can make.
  • All student learning is driven by standards-based curriculum, efficient instruction, regular assessment, and a positive academic climate.
How to Prepare for the Unknown2020-08-17T23:39:49+00:00
23 03, 2020

How to Help Students Own How They Are Learning

2020-07-16T22:05:13+00:00

In this article, you will learn...

  • We as teachers need to focus less on what we need to do to teach the curriculum and more on how students need to learn the required content and skills.
  • Like student ownership in general, student ownership of instruction occurs along a predictable continuum and eventually leads to deep individual metacognition.
  • Three strategic learning practices can greatly help students achieve ownership of their instruction and thereby elevate their academic achievement.
How to Help Students Own How They Are Learning2020-07-16T22:05:13+00:00