The 10 Books Every Teacher Should Read in 2023

The 10 Books Every Teacher Should Read in 2023

A new year begins, full of new challenges and possibilities. But really, these challenges and possibilities aren’t new. They’re the same ones humans have faced for centuries; we experience them in a different context. We’re all still trying to make sense of this crazy...
Leading the Way

Leading the Way

This is a preview of my Friday “10 Things” newsletter. Friday editions are free for everyone. Greetings, friends. It’s the second Friday of 2023. I hope you’re off to a great year. It’s also Friday the 13th, so be careful out there and watch out for hockey masks… Here...
10 Quotes to Kick Off 2023

10 Quotes to Kick Off 2023

As we enter a new year, many of us are looking for ways to spark creativity and bring fresh ideas to our lives and work. Quotes can keep us motivated, remind us of what’s important, and inspire us to take action. Starting this year, I’ll share 10 of my favorite...
Wishful Thinking Disguised as Professional Development

Wishful Thinking Disguised as Professional Development

This is the pattern in way too many schools. This isn’t the poor coach’s fault. This is a failure of leadership. It’s wishful thinking disguised as professional development, and it’s yet another example of a school that’s going through the motions instead of engaging...