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Here are your instructional leadership news, highlights, and updates for January—you can also subscribe to our blog to have our must-reads sent straight to your inbox!
Mid-Year Reviews: How TeachBoost Can Help, via The Launchpad
"Great mid-year reviews lead to strong end of the year finishes and growth, even helping to identify master teachers and future leaders."
Four Ways School Leaders Can Support Meaningful Innovation, via MindShift
"Collaborative innovation also benefits from a shared instructional language, from a common way of describing what good teaching and learning look like."
Helping Struggling Students Build A Growth Mindset, via Edutopia
"When struggling students learn how to “drive their brains” through the use of cognitive strategies, they’re more likely to be able to learn and think at higher levels."
Mid-Year Reviews: Setting Tailored Goals and Actionable Next Steps, via The LaunchPad
"Any major goal typically is comprised of multiple benchmarks, or "next steps". Next Steps are actionable items assigned by observers or teachers to help break down a goal into smaller, more manageable items."
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