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Dan & Chip Heath are best known in the business world for their book Made to Stick, where they examine why some ideas catch on with the public at large while others do not. Several years ago, Fast Company magazine...
Some teachers are masters of delegation. Simple classroom jobs are delegated to students. These teachers realize two important concepts: A teacher cannot do it all. Delegating those things which a student can do and do well leave more time for...
Before entering the world of school administration, my background was as a junior high and middle school band director . I also hold a degree in flute performance. Both as a director and as a player, good intonation is a...
Thanks to everyone who participated in the “Social Media: All the Eggs in One Basket” webinar today. Our days are busy, especially during the school day, so the approximately 75 people who were able to carve out an hour are...
This video is from 2011. Michael McBride of Plano Senior High School (Plano, Texas Independent School District) provided this speech for a gathering of Plano teachers....
 Follow-up is needed to ensure the to-dos and future appointments you trap in your notes are extracted and entered on your to-do list and calendar. We also examined the importance of linking the to-dos and future appointments to the original...
Having an easy system to document the contents of phone calls, one-on-one conferences, and meetings is a crucial asset for any professional. Memories are fuzzy. What is written is permanent and as accurate years later as the day it was...
On November 20, I will be conducting a one-hour webinar entitled “Social Media: All the Eggs in One Basket.” The webinar begins at 10:00 AM CST. The event is free and registration is open to anyone. Our social media options...
We write letters and memos to others. We receive the same thing in the form of email attachments. Putting our hands on those pieces of correspondence later can be tough. With a good filing system on your computer, there is...