Posts filed under: Checklists

National Checklist Day serves as a reminder that we don't have to figure things out over and over again. Leave tracks. The future thanks you!...
Whether you're a new teacher or a veteran teacher new to the school there's so much to learn. Here's help on getting started....
The last three posts have examined the value of checklists. In this final post on the subject, we will take one more goal from beginning to end. Putting quality teachers in every classroom is at the top of every principal’s...
In the last post, I talked about the checklists which I have maintained in the Notes section of Outlook, and now do so in a notebook called “Checklists” in Evernote. In this post, I will show how I work through...
Consider these items: Making a coconut cake Enrolling a student in school Ending a grading period Packing for an out-of-town trip All of these activities have some commonalities: They have a number of steps involved in order to be complete....
I like simple concepts, because the simple things are usually the things which wind up working. One shining example is The Checklist Manifesto, a book written by a surgeon and aimed at saving lives. The premise of the book? Develop...
Tell me what you think about. Tell me what you focus upon. I will tell you what you are likely to see in your environment. That thought can, and has been, the topic of books. In August 2010, I posted...
My recent post entitled “It’s a Matter of Life and Death…Literally” elicited a very thoughtful comment which ended with this paragraph: Checklist don’t take the creativity away, they take the chaos away, and let’s be honest, performing in chaos is...
I like simple concepts, because the simple things are usually the things which wind up working. I recently read The Checklist Manifesto, a book written by a surgeon and aimed at saving lives. The premise of the book? Develop checklists...
In this post, we will take one more goal from beginning to end. Putting quality teachers in every classroom is at the top of every principal’s priority list. Most teaching vacancies occur during the summer, but they could occur at...
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