Constructivist Administration – lifelong learning

I just recently joined the Fireside Learning Ning which was started by Connie Weber. I haven’t spent a great deal of time there yet, but I can sense that it will be another great place for networking and learning. As an administrator, I’m always looking for ways to help the staff with whom I work…

Walk-through – one step at a time

I’ve been using the Downey Walk-Through method of supervision more regularly since school began last year and with some work with my superintendent, have refined some of the things that are going on. Last year when I was doing them, I found it very clumsy to have an index card to write on. It wasn’t…

Sifting

Douglas B. Reeves in his book The Learning Leader discusses The Law of Initiative Fatigue. The Law of Initiative Fatigue is my adaptation from the term originally used in the Harvard Business Review. The law states – When resources of time, money and emotional energy are held constant while the number of old, continuing and…