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96: Lead from the Side

Effective leaders balance being in control and being a friend to those they lead. Teachers can struggle with managing their classrooms and helping students reach academic success. Tune in to learn how effective teachers lead from the side so that they can build relationships that last with their kids but also maintain order in the classroom.

Quotables

  • We gotta learn our own version of leading from the side
  • Relationships are everything in education
  • You can always tone things down but its almost impossible to stiffen up down the road
  • Don’t be a dictator and don’t be a friend
  • Leadership takes time to develop

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About the author, Gretchen

I am a teacher trainer and coach. Working elbow to elbow with teachers and teacher leaders to ensure instructional proficiency and student achievement soar lights me up. We have a real need in our nation for strong educators to remain in the field. My blog, book, podcast, courses and instructional materials are geared towards empowering teachers (and those that lead them) to receive the support needed to grow and thrive today, tomorrow and always.