236: Uncovering the Root

Whether you are helping teachers develop their craft or you are in the classroom with students, uncovering the root of a problem is an essential skill. Having a method and strategy when uncovering the root of a problem or issue will help you develop as leader and build trust within your educational community. Tune in…

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235: Bonus Episode- Interview with Dustin Pearson

Dustin is a seven year educator in suburban Kansas City Missouri who teaches high school special education. Dustin is a devout believer and practitioner  of relationship building with all stakeholders and uses differentiated instruction, PBL, Inquiry, and career based practices to prepare his students for post secondary success. Dustin is also a leader, writer, learner,…

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Must Have Supplies for An Instructional Coach

As an instructional coach, there are certain items that can make supporting teachers easier. Each of the items shared here are highly recommended by myself as a teacher leader working in multiple buildings across a large district. Grab a binder and fill it with essentials like your standards, pacing guide, and teacher performance rubrics. Below…

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Must Haves for Educators

I often to get asked for educational recommendations, from books to classroom materials, that I decided to put together a list of my Top 10 favorite things for you. I have even included links so you can make these resources some of your very own favorites starting today! Books Teach Like A Champion by Doug…

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10 Tips for Coaching Teachers During a Pandemic

Coaching teachers during a pandemic can be challenging. Covid-19 has changed the professional development landscape and therefore teacher leaders need to be creative and responsive in how they support teachers. 10 tips for Coaching Teachers During a Pandemic are shared below. For best results, implement just a few tips at a time to avoid overwhelm…

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233: Become a Standout Leader

Do you want to become a standout leader? When you are a standout leader, you affect the teachers you lead and their students. Over time, this is going to make a big impact. In this episode I outline how to become a standout leader that is admirable, effective and top notch. Tune for actionable steps…

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