Restorative Practices Roundup: 5 Leaders, 5 Stories
“RP has become increasingly important as a tool for educators who are struggling to meet the educational and social-emotional needs of children surviving a pandemic.”— Karen Webber
3 Steps to Intentional Instructional Leadership
“If I want to encourage students to excel, I have to equip teachers to excel – and that means working deliberately to provide my team with the tools, structures and support they need.”— Ranesia Edwards
It’s time to mathematize our schools
“School leaders like you have an important role to play in building a school-wide positive math culture, regardless of your own background in math. Research shows that the way adults talk about math powerfully shapes students’ math mindsets.”— Margie Pearse
A day in the life of Principal Traniece Brown-Warrens.
The more focused we are, the bigger impact we can have on instruction.
I recently wrote about the transformative power of conducting frequent, brief classroom walkthroughs as a school leader. Setting aside 30 minutes per day to visit 10 classrooms can be a gamechanger in your knowledge of what’s happening with teaching and learning in your school, as well as in your ability to build a learning community […]
Trust me: Frequent, brief observations can transform the learning culture in your school.
Surveys and walkthroughs can miss the full story of our schools. Student shadowing can help fill the gap.
Here are the qualities I’ve seen in principals whose students see themselves as mathematicians.
Stepping into a new role. Leveling up your leadership. Joining a new school district. Principal Project celebrates all leaders embracing new firsts this year. We know you’re working day in and day out to support students, families and staff as you rise to any challenge as a community. That’s why we asked your fellow leaders […]
For leaders, by leaders: Songs to celebrate your work and renew your “why.”
Last year, I celebrated my 10th year as a school administrator. This year, a family move took me across the country, and I’m now serving as director of principal development for my new district. Every principal I support, from brand-new leaders to veteran administrators, knows that the principal role can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly […]
Happy National Principals Month! You do so much for the school communities you lead – and you deserve to be taken care of, too! We’ve collaborated with your fellow leaders to collect some gifts to make your National Principals Month extra special. Click to download each of the items below to complete your care package! […]