Web Resources: November/December 2014
- Download the Teacher Leader Model Standards and gain a better understanding of what’s expected in teacher leadership.
- Visit the Teach to Lead website to access resources and a platform to share best practices for teacher leadership.
- The October issue of Communicator features a list of useful articles from Principal and more on developing and growing teacher leadership.
Inspired Instructional Coaching
- The Kansas Coaching Project website hosts research and resources on coaching, including forms, videos, and articles on best practices.
- Visit NAESP’s National Principals Resource Center to find books useful for instructional coaching, such as John Hattie’s Visible Learning series.
- The Teaching Channel features a video library offers educators a wide range of subjects for grades K-12, including a video that highlights innovative coaching models.
Multiply Teacher Talent
- Learn more about The Multiplier Effect by downloading the first chapter of the book, taking the authors’ Accidental Diminisher Quiz, and downloading the Accidental Diminisher Quiz printable poster.
Edcamps & Unconferences
- Visit the Edcamp Foundation for a complete list of upcoming Edcamps, along with tips for starting one.
Blended Learning for Early Learners
- Access NAESP’s new standards document, Leading Pre-K-3 Learning Communities: Competencies for Effective Principal Practice.
- The Teach Thought website features “37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow,” including free courseware, online texts, and video resources.
Principals and Teachers Collaborate for Student Success
- Listen to this entire interview on NAESP Radio.
- Visit NAESP’s website to learn about NAESP’s advocacy program and priorities, including recommendations for reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
- Learn more about the Principal Ambassador Fellowship program on the Department of Education’s website.
- “Setting a Vision for Change Leadership,” from the Principal archives, provides perspectives from four principals on the challenges and triumphs of leading their schools through shifts.