Teachers go to great lengths to clearly define the problems our students will solve, how they should solve them, and what the outcomes should be.

Are We Over-Planning Students’ Learning Experiences?

Teachers go to great lengths to clearly define the problems our students will solve, how they should solve them, and what the outcomes should...
Active Learning

Active Learning: The Importance of the ‘First Step’

The ancient Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. The most important insight I have...
For a new principal, parent engagement is top priority

For a New Principal, Parent Engagement Is Top Priority

Running an alternative high school program, as I wrote about in the September issue of Educational Leadership, teaches invaluable lessons, especially where engaging families...
Michael Fullan on Initiative Fatigue: Grasping at No Handles

Michael Fullan on Initiative Fatigue: Grasping at No Handles

As I discuss in my Q&A with EL editor, Naomi Thiers, in the current all-digital issue, if we want to bring systemwide school change,...
Teacher Voices in Education Policy

Teacher Voices in Education Policy

Lindsey Bird found her passion for working with immigrant and refugee students 13 years ago as a first-year teacher in Modesto City Schools in...

Why Do You Want to Be a School Leader?

I’ve had many conversations over the years with teachers who are thinking about becoming principals. When they ask me for my opinion about what...

Your Leadership Identity Matters

On my fifth day on the job as an urban middle school principal in New Jersey, I received a letter from the state’s Department...

Customizing Homework

The debate over homework often falls into two categories: “Yes, I’m for it” or “No, I’m against it.” I am of the mind that...

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