Posts in Reflection
Why Not All Professional Growth Plans Are Created Equal

Planning is essential in the world of education. It should come as no surprise then that teachers spend nearly half of their time involved in planning activities. With so much of their time being spent on planning, it’s important that the time is well-spent and helps achieve their most important goals.
However, just devoting enough time to planning won’t result in successfully meeting the goals - it’s critical to have the right ingredients as well. If you’re missing a key ingredient, all of your best laid plans could go awry just like it did with Blackberry.

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5 Considerations When Being Observed

When being observed, it is natural to feel anxiety, for the entire observation to go by in a blur.  Oftentimes when the observer leaves the classroom the teacher will instantly start to consider all the things he/she did "wrong" instead of the many great things that happened.  Every class period and lesson is unique, and this observation is just a sliver into what you do on a daily basis.

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5 Considerations When Observing Teachers

Is it even possible to balance all aspects of education in the 21st century and keep a healthy life/work balance?  Maybe not, but we can sure try!  One way of balancing all that is required of administrators related to observations is to keep in mind the following five considerations when completing observations:

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