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The end of summer and the return to school. The end of wearing white. Football begins, while baseball enters the stretch run. All of these things are part of Labor Day, but none of them should be the (sole) focus for leaders and managers this weekend.
Instead, I suggest two things. First, take some time for yourself for rest, relaxation, friends and family.[…] Continue Reading »
Restaurant traffic increased a bit in the U.S., Canada and other developed countries during the first quarter, with the exception of Australia and several European countries, including Germany, Italy and Spain, according to NPD Group. The picture was a bit brighter when it came to the average check, which was up in all 10 countries measured, except Spain and the U.K.[…] Continue Reading »
The smell of fall is in the air and with that come the back-to-school traditions: shopping for clothes, shopping for supplies and educators sitting at endless hours of professional staff development.
Traditional PD model: Leave it
In a typical school experience, educators can be certain that as they begin to arrive at their sites, after summer vacation, they will be inundated with hours of presentations on their district’s next new wave of adoptions.[…] Continue Reading »