Feedback: Growing Your Teacher Leaders Using a Leadership Development Continuum Model — #SH302

True intuitive expertise is learned from prolonged experience with good feedback on mistakes. ~ Daniel Kahneman Dave is a Teacher Leader The whole meeting lasted only seventeen minutes, but it felt like three rounds in a cage fight. No, I wasn’t bloody or bruised, I wasn’t even out of breath. I was overheating, and I... Continue Reading →

The Three Minute Challenge: The Trusted Few and Evaluated Impact of Decision-Making #TheThreeMinuteChallenge

Throughout this month we delved into the dynamic topic of decision-making. It’s fascinating to think that we make more decisions in a day then we take actual breaths. Although that’s hard to believe, human beings are built to be decision-making machines. And the types of decisions we make in a single day cover the full... Continue Reading →

Candor, Creativity, and Critical Thinking: Getting Unstuck w/ Kirsten Richert & Jeff Ikler

As we discussed the topic of creativity and we connect it to the field of education, we know that providing space to think deeply is critical. For innovation to be a norm, we need environments that support risk-taking. Feedback is also important, but it should be a conversation rather than over-prescribed recommendations. Too often, leaders... Continue Reading →

#reviewandreflect: Supporting Creativity as a Leader

This is TheSchoolHouse302’s monthly #review&reflect, wrapping up our focus on Creativity. Our review and reflect series embraces the powerful sentiment from Soren Kierkegaard: “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” Take time with this post as we take a deep dive into our leadership content so that you can develop... Continue Reading →

#5thSunday: Year-End Reflection Infographic–R.E.F.L.E.C.T.

Every month at TheSchoolHouse302, you get a blog post with a leadership development model, a podcast with a leading expert, a “read this” with three book selections, and a review and reflection tool–all on a particular topic of leadership to help you lead better and grow faster. Posts are always blasted out on Sundays so that leaders can think... Continue Reading →

New Teachers, New School Year, New Opportunities

This month TheSchoolHouse302 is focused on bringing teachers back into the best culture imaginable.  Doing so couldn’t be more necessary for all teachers but especially for new teachers.  New teachers need to be welcomed into a supportive and encouraging environment with very clear and high expectations. What do new teachers need?  MTL! #1: Mentor. New... Continue Reading →

Forget the Same-Old, Same-Old—Bring Teachers Back with a Bang!—4 Simple Strategies

In August, administrators should be well underway with planning for the first few days back with teachers. But have you planned the same old back-to-school first day boring and mundane stuff that you’ve always done, or are even required to do by law, or are you prepared with something exciting? If you follow, tell... Continue Reading →

Blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: