Blog : Improving Instruction

May 10, 2016

Unknown Waters

Leading Change. This was the topic of one of our recent principal program seminars. One intern put it so poignantly when he openly reflected:  “You really are in the midst of goin... Read More

March 22, 2016

It's About the Teacher-and the Question

"On a scale of 1-10, what's your homework load tonight?", I asked Aubrey, my high school freshman. "It's a five", he said.  "And here's why", he continued.   Powerful questioning can make... Read More

August 19, 2015

Guiding Questions for Instructional Leaders

With a new school year upon us, principals are marking items off the to-do list, making sure the campus is ready to welcome students and teachers. While there are the... Read More

August 3, 2015

Mountains of Data!

Currently in education, you hear the term “data” used over and over again. If you look in the education world, you will find mountains and mountains of data. But what do y... Read More