My Two Cents: Making Meetings More Efficient

In the latest issue of Principal, we asked for ideas to make staff meetings more efficient. Here’s how some of you answered:

Measures of Student Achievement

What measures—besides standardized student assessment scores—should be used to provide a full picture of student achievement?

What’s Your Take on Merit Pay?

Our My Two Cents question for this month is: Should teachers and principals earn merit pay/performance-based bonuses? If so, based on what criteria? In addition to the responses we printed in the magazine, here is what some of your other colleagues had to say:

Takeaways From the Principalship

This month for our My Two Cents question, we approached former principals and asked them: Since you left the principalship, how has your experience as a K-8 principal informed your work in your current capacity?