Instructional Best Practices for Teachers

Teachers should receive ongoing professional development (PD) for current instructional best practices. This ensures they continue to grow as professionals, performing at higher rates in the classroom, which also has a positive effect on student achievement. What to Focus On There are many instructional strategies teachers should employ when instructing students. However, two that have…

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5 Ways to Better Lead PD for Teachers

“How can I better lead PD?” teacher leaders often ask their colleagues. Professional development (PD) is ongoing learning for educators. Teacher leaders plan and execute PD in hopes it better equips teachers to help students learn and grow in the classroom. What’s the Deal with PD? Historically, PD sessions have been lengthy, rarely applicable, “sit…

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CH Bonus: Leadership Isn’t for Cowards

Leadership isn’t always easy, but it can be worth it. Listen in on this Clubhouse Chat where educational leaders, Casey and Courtney, share their review of Mike Staver’s book, Leadership Isn’t for Cowards. This book acts as an all-in-one leadership guide with tips that you can immediately apply. It is applicable for anyone interested in…

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Supporting Teachers During the Back to School Season

Supporting teachers during the Back to School season can look different for everyone depending on your school goals, your title/role, and your administrator’s style. However, it’s essential that supporting teachers should be the number one goal for teacher leaders during the stressful weeks leading up to the start of the school year. There are a…

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272: Interview with Sahur Augsteen

With only five years of experience in the field of education, Sahur shares wisdom beyond her years in both teaching and leadership. Sahur has a calm confidence that will surely reignite your passion for teaching. As an ending to our summer series, this interview is just what you need to start your school year off…

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6 Tips for Coaching Instructional Coaches

Instructional coaches are high performers in both instruction and leadership. Their work supporting the growth and development of teachers is why their position in education is essential. Administrators are busy crafting the vision and mission of the school while managing the operations. The teachers are the life blood of the school, making learning stick for…

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271: Interview with Brian Sepe

Tune into this  special episode in the summer series of the Empowering Educator’s podcast. Brian Sepe is on and he shares with us how he reignites his passion for education. You’ll gain practical tips to help you reignite your own passion for education. Quotables *All quotables are from the interviewee  Admit what you don’t know…

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5 Mistakes a Teacher Mentor Makes

A teacher mentor is one of the most powerful ways to support the growth of educators. A teacher mentor is a colleague who has shown tremendous impact in the classroom and is willing to help new or struggling colleagues learn how to do the same. In order to be an effective teacher mentor, there are…

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