• Turning Around Schools: 3 Ways for Schools to Stop Struggling

    Turning around schools is no easy feat. Schools across America are dealing with unprecedented challenges, including inadequate funding, school safety concerns, tremendous pressure to improve academic outcomes, discipline issues, equity, resilience, and absenteeism, to name a few. While overall standardized test scores are improving nationwide in the U.S., family income and racial gaps are widening. […] The post Turning Around Schools: 3 Ways for Schools to Stop Struggling appeared first on Leader In Me. […]

  • Attendance Matters: One School’s Journey to Change their School Culture

    Attendance matters in education. For students, attendance is not only crucial for academic success but also a necessity for life outside of education. As educators in Indonesia, we recognize the benefits of attendance and punctuality, especially when the children are grown and entering the workforce. However, Indonesians are famous for being tardy. The laid-back culture, […] The post Attendance Matters: One School’s Journey to Change their School Culture appeared first on Leader In Me. […]

  • Accountability: Ensuring Success of Your Goals and Lead Measures

    Accountability is critical to achieving goals and lead measures. It is the secret ingredient to ensuring one’s success with them. And it’s not even a secret. It’s simply a step many people forget about after they are done with the goal-setting process. But I’m here to tell you, without accountability, how does one know they are […] The post Accountability: Ensuring Success of Your Goals and Lead Measures appeared first on Leader In Me. […]

  • Social Emotional Learning: What it is and Why it Matters

    Social and Emotional Learning has become a byword amongst educators. Its pedagogy teaches students soft skills that are not only valued in a K-12 setting but also in a work setting. But what exactly is social-emotional learning (SEL) and why should one care?   What is Social and Emotional Learning? Social and Emotional Learning or […] The post Social Emotional Learning: What it is and Why it Matters appeared first on Leader In Me. […]

  • ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences): What is it?

    ACES or Adverse Childhood Experiences is another part of school culture that teachers and administrators are tackling. Tackling adverse childhood experiences in a school’s culture is possible if educators are given the tools needed to set the stage for effective trauma-informed interventions, create learning environments where positive experiences accumulate and empower students who face ACES […] The post ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences): What is it? appeared first on Leader In Me. […]

  • Cyberbullying: 4 Things Every Parent Must Know About This Behavior

    Cyberbullying is a buzzword among parents and concerns them constantly, whether your child is 7 or 20. The behavior spreads all over school and college ecosystems in the US and according to the latest research half of all children are bullied at some time during their school years. Children are subjected to aggressive behavior in […] The post Cyberbullying: 4 Things Every Parent Must Know About This Behavior appeared first on Leader In Me. […]

  • Learning Theories: Understanding 4 Major Ones for the Classroom

    Learning theories and Learning-theory research provide important insights into what makes students effective and efficient learners. While expanding our knowledge of broad theories as a central focus continues to diminish, present-day researchers typically embrace one or more of four foundational learning-theory domains. In Ms. Smith’s first-grade classroom, she is working with one of her students, […] The post Learning Theories: Understanding 4 Major Ones for the Classroom appeared first on Leader In Me. […]

  • Recruiting and Retaining Teachers: Conquering the Challenge

    Recruiting and retaining teachers is only one of many factors that contribute to the success of students in schools. While many of those factors lie outside of a school’s control, the most significant contributor to a student’s success that lies within the power of the school is the effectiveness of the classroom teacher. Because the […] The post Recruiting and Retaining Teachers: Conquering the Challenge appeared first on Leader In Me. […]

  • Project-Based Learning: A PBL Lesson Plan for the Classroom

    Preparing our students for the future is an unpredictable task. But, with project-based learning, we can at least prepare our students to be adaptive to any situation they may face. Every year, we see students come to us with a new set of experiences and challenges. Our students are coming to us today is different […] The post Project-Based Learning: A PBL Lesson Plan for the Classroom appeared first on Leader In Me. […]

  • Finding Inspiration: 4 Ways Teachers Can Inspire Themselves

    As an educator, finding inspiration is just as easy as finding frustration is. Let’s be honest, teaching is hard, and it only gets harder every year. Teachers can choose to focus on the things they can’t control and, in turn, let frustration control them, or they can choose to focus on the things within their control […] The post Finding Inspiration: 4 Ways Teachers Can Inspire Themselves appeared first on Leader In Me. […]

  • How To Read More: 6 Tips To Read 6 Books A Week

      In an age when everything is “now”, how to read more is a question many people ask. Simply put, most people feel that there is not enough time in the day to read more. In 1999, David McCullough, an American author and two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, gave the commencement address at the […] The post How To Read More: 6 Tips To Read 6 Books A Week appeared first on Leader In Me. […]

  • School Data: Using Numbers to Achieve Your Highest Priorities

    School data is a fairly new area for educators in terms of wealth of information and how to make it applicable to their schools. In the current age of accountability, we as educators have access to enormous amounts of school data that can be tracked, reported, and used to drive measurable results. Unfortunately, with so […] The post School Data: Using Numbers to Achieve Your Highest Priorities appeared first on Leader In Me. […]

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