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Nice Catch! How to Handle Criticism from Your Principal

By Justin Ashley, author of The Balanced Teacher Path: How to Teach, Live, and Be Happy Receiving criticism from a principal is a painful experience. Maybe it’s about your lesson plan or classroom management. Maybe it’s about your students’ test … Continue reading

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Recruiting and Hiring Great Teachers

By Evelyn M. Randle-Robbins, M.A., author of The Hands-On Guide to School Improvement Staff turnover differs from school to school. Some teachers retire. Some find it difficult to adjust to instructional or organizational changes and decide to go elsewhere. Other … Continue reading

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How Veteran Teachers Can Support New Teachers at the Beginning of the School Year

By Otis Kriegel, author of Everything a New Elementary School Teacher REALLY Needs to Know (But Didn’t Learn in College) You’ve been teaching for a while. You’re comfortable in your shoes as a teacher, and you understand how to develop … Continue reading

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#WeNeedDiverseTeachers: Why Diversity Among School Staff Matters

By Evelyn M. Randle-Robbins, M.A., author of The Hands-On Guide to School Improvement I remember growing up in the 70s and not seeing a toy doll that looked like me, a black girl. Today, if you peruse the doll section … Continue reading

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Landing a Teaching Job: Résumé Tips from the Principal’s Office

By Susan Stone Kessler, Ed.D., coauthor of The Principal’s Survival Guide As a high school principal, I get résumés 12 months out of the year. Most of them come by email, so I save them in an electronic folder and … Continue reading

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