From Out There Somewhere

Some videos of note.

5 Commonly Overlooked Characteristics of Effective Leadership – share this with 2nd year principals group

To share with staff
Recently finished Brene Brown’s Dare To Lead Book and watched this video from the #daringclassrooms hub on her website.
linked to this after listening to the Tim Ferris Podcast with Mike Phillips

From Out There Somewhere

Some articles to share on New School Year’s Eve …

Starbucks, Monetary Superpower

30 Years, 30 Lessons In Leadership

Return On Instruction (ROI) Revisited

3 Lessons From A Former Educator To Make Data Driven Instruction (More) Simple

12 Ways To Lead Learning In Your School

Four Biggest Pitfalls of Collaborative Grouping (And How To Avoid Them) – lots of videos included within post

7 Ways of Giving Feedback That Encourage Change

3 Easy Strategies To Organize Your Google Classroom

Humanizing Math Means Teaching Math Like The Humanities

How Mosquitos Shaped Humanity

I thought this drawing from the natural motion of a pendulum was pretty cool.

From Out There Somewhere

The Danger of Comparing Yourself To Others

Four Research-Based Strategies Every Teacher Should Be Using

The Future of Learning: If You Only Work On Two Skills

from Future of Learning: If you only could work on two skills

11 Questions That Build Relationships and Foster Connections

9 Best Interview Questions to Ask According to 1000+ Managers

The Four Guiding Principles That Every Successful Leader Employs

12 Questions To Ask Your Students On The First Day of School

Depression In The Workplace: Why It Goes Unnoticed

From Out There Somewhere

Another list of things that caught my attention and slowed me down

The Relationship Between Failure and Success

From The Relationship Between Failure and Success

10 Questions Leaders Must Answer When Making Big Decisions

Maintaining Balance And Staying Focused on What Matters (Part 1)

Maintaining Balance And Staying Focused on What Matters (Part 2)


6 Creative Classroom Project Ideas

School Growth: Small Changes Lead To Big Impact

A Simple Trick for Success with One-Pagers

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Using Design Thinking As A Leader – good steps, info graphics (below) and questions to consider / ask staff

Michelin restaurants and fabulous wines: Inside the secret team dinners that have built the Spurs’ dynasty

Charts and Graphs – Choosing the Right Visual For Your Data (pdf version here)

The 32 Best Employee Engagement Questions With the Highest Response Rates

The Invisible Child

Interview Questions For Administrators – 8 Characteristics of the #InnovatorsMindset

Three Ways to Help your Stressed-Out Teenager

Design Thinking Graphics from Using Design Thinking As A Leader

IDEO design thinking graphic
Stanford D School info graphic
University Design Thinking Model

From Zoning In On Change