Look for Growth, Not Gotchas

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Observation, Feedback, From Vision to Reality, Calibration

High-Performance Instructional Conversations: How To Make Change Stick

How can instructional leaders help teachers make deep and lasting changes to their practice?

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, Guest Blogger, Teacher Observation, Feedback

3 Strategies Leaders Use to Calibrate Educator Feedback

As a transformational instructional leader, you’re visiting classrooms every day and delivering frequent, meaningful feedback. Have you checked to make sure the feedback you’re giving is calibrated with your peers and aligned to your district’s observational rubric?

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Observation, Feedback, From Vision to Reality, Calibration

5 Strategies for Delivering High-Quality Educator Feedback

This is part of TeachBoost's ongoing blog series, "From Vision to Reality: Pulling the Right Levers for Transformational Instructional Leadership." Check out all the posts in our series, then subscribe to have new posts delivered to your inbox.

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Chapter 2: Do the Work

Now that you’ve laid the groundwork for transformational instructional leadership, you’re ready for the next step: getting the work done.

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Observation, Educator Effectiveness, leadership, Feedback, From Vision to Reality

For High-Impact Instructional Leadership, Get Into Classrooms. A Lot.

This post is part of TeachBoost's new series called "From Vision to Reality: Pulling the Right Levers for Transformational Instructional Leadership." Check out all the posts in our series, then subscribe to our blog to have posts delivered to your inbox as we publish new pieces.

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Observation, Educator Effectiveness, leadership, From Vision to Reality

How 3 Instructional Leaders Prepare for the End of the Year

As school and district leaders approach the end of the 2015–2016 school year, they face the gargantuan task of wrapping up one school year while simultaneously planning for the year ahead. With end-of-year preparations underway, final observations/evaluations to complete, and reams of data to analyze, there’s a lot going on!

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Topics: Customer Spotlight, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Observation, Case Study

Webinar: Instructional Leadership and Your District's Strategic Plan

Ross Vittore, Director of Innovative Learning from Illinois' CCSD59, hosted a fascinating webinar on how his district leverages teacher observations, instructional coaching, and personalized PD to help them achieve their ambitious, multi-year strategic vision.

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Topics: Webinar, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Observation

Webinar: Leveraging Teacher Evaluations for Professional Growth

Montevideo Public Schools' leadership team led an engaging webinar on how their educators leveraged Minnesota's new teacher evaluation mandates as a springboard to achieving authentic growth and sustainable success. 

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Topics: Webinar, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Observation

NEW Webinar! Leveraging Instructional Leadership at CCSD59

Join CCSD59's Director of Innovative Learning for our upcoming webinar, "Painting a Richer Picture of Educator Growth."

  • Date: Wednesday, March 2nd
  • Time: Noon Central (1 p.m. Eastern)
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Topics: Webinar, Teacher Observation

NEW Webinar! Professional Growth at Montevideo Public Schools

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Are you interested in leveraging evaluations to move the needle on teacher effectiveness?

Join the leadership team at Montevideo Public Schools on their upcoming webinar, "Reaching Beyond Compliance." 

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Topics: Webinar, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Observation