The leaders at Urban Scholars committed to shifting the school’s culture. Now, teachers are getting the support they need and students are learning and growing. Test scores are on the rise: math scores are up by 8%, and ELA by 13%.Read More
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Filtering by Tag: culture of error
Bessemer Academy jumped up a rating for the first time since 2012. They were one of only five schools in the district to move off of turnaround. The big secret: a positive attitude.Read More
As a school leader, you can get so focused on student learning that you overlook your own learning. But the instructional leadership team at MAS Charter School see a direct connection between leader learning and teachers’ and students’ achievement.Read More
In the minds of school leaders, culture ranks high on the list of priorities: creating a rock-solid community and ensuring everyone plays an active role in fostering the values and beliefs that serve as the anchor for the school.
Principal JoAnn Myers accomplished just that.Read More
Teachers rely on student errors to help guide their instruction and tailor support to what students need most. But how do teachers and leaders can get that same information about their own performance so they can be proactive when it comes to development?Read More