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Welcome to SmartBrief Education’s original content series about the unique stories of teacherpreneurs. These are the innovative individuals confronting challenges, creating solutions and challenging the traditional definition of “educator.”
For teachers, the politics surrounding public education sometimes makes it feel more like 1773 than 2015. We can feel marginalized by a system that seems to subject our profession to “test”-ation without adequate representation.[…] Continue Reading »
Goals drive us as a whole (company, that is) and as individuals. They define what we need to do and how we need to do it. As managers and employees, we all have individual goals tailored to the work that we do and the contributions we make to organizational success. The question is, do those goals make sense?[…] Continue Reading »
Last year at this time I penned an article entitled “The 4 R’s of Summer School.” In it, I presented four strategies to help teachers make the most of their summer vacation.
While school administrators are typically not “off” from school to the same extent as teachers, there is still plenty of planning, ordering, interviewing and the like that occurs over the summer months.[…] Continue Reading »
Why do some people get ahead and others do not?
That’s the thought-provoking question addressed by authors Kim Zoller and Kerry Preston in the book “Enhancing Your Executive Edge.”
According to the authors, what distinguishes those who succeed in moving up the ladder is their “executive edge,” a presence that projects leadership, confidence, and credibility. I couldn’t agree more![…] Continue Reading »