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

From Out There Somewhere

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

From Out There Somewhere

A list of posts that had me thinking…

Tap Into Your Full Potential

6 Things Every High School Senior Should Have Access To Before Graduation

Always On

Your Leadership Weakness Is Being “Too Controlling.” What To Do?

Leading Through Complexity Requires A Different Approach

A Must Read List for Growing Leaders

9 Simple Ways To Improve Your Life In 9 Short Days

Flip The Script: Student-Designed Units

From Out There Somewhere

Some reflection, some laughing and some where do I go next thoughts after reading these ones.

The Value of Conflicting Advice: How Great Leaders Think

Busy Is Not The Point

Choose Your Own Adventure Stories with Google Forms

7 Things To Do When Responding When Responding To Your Child’s Academic Failure

Why the Semi-Nomadic Himba Are So Good At Thinking Outside the Box

Don’t Dump the Baby with the Bathwater: Why Knowledge is Important in Developing Competencies

Mr. Roger’s Had A Simple Set of Rules for Talking to Children

How Mental Models Unlock Your Thinking

From Out There Somewhere

A few articles and posts that had me thinking…

3 Questions To Help Leverage Barriers in Education

Principles of Leadership From Mother Teresa (#1 Dream it simple, say it strong plus 7 more)

The Surprising Power of the Long Game

Video Writing Prompts – 20 different video prompts by John Spencer

The Top 20 Ways To Say What You Really Think

The Best Networking Advice I Have Seen Yet – 7 questions at the end may be good for a group exercise with staff to build team

Throw Out Your Office Referral, Circle Up Instead

Don’t Solve the Problem – has a list of 16 questions for team members

A Minute on the Internet 2019