What’s Your Essential Question for 2015?
February 1, 2015
Yesterday I sent out a post on Facebook. It was about the Golden Globe-winning Amazon show, Transparent. I said, "I am so inspired […]
A Consultant Walks Into A Bar
January 1, 2015
It isn’t the start of a joke. It has been my ‘world’ for the last 12 months. I go to a new city. I […]
Triggered by Resistance: A Coach’s Challenge
September 21, 2014
This post was originally written by Jennifer and published on Education Week’s teacher blog, The Art of Coaching Teachers.
I spent some time last week with […]
Clarity First; Accountability Follows
August 26, 2014
This post was originally written by Jennifer and published on Education Week’s opinion blog, Finding Common Ground.
As the school year starts and everyone wants to […]
Coaching: The New Leadership Skill
October 1, 2011
This post was originally written by Jennifer and published as the ASCD’s October 2011 Educational Leadership journal.
Planning Productive Talk
Outcome maps enable coaches and supervisors to […]
Managing Impulsivity and Passivity – A Leader’s Constant Challenge
January 1, 2008
When I began to work outside the classroom as a teacher on special assignment, I was excited about the opportunity to create and facilitate learning […]
Getting Unstuck: Using an Outcome Map for Effective Problem Solving
October 1, 2003
This post was originally written by Jennifer and published in the Utah Special Educator.
You know when something is wrong. You feel it. Your student isn’t […]
A New Way of Thinking: Beginning Teacher Coaching Through Garmston’s and Costa’s States of Mind
September 1, 2001
This post was originally written by Jennifer and published in the English Leadership Quarterly.
A couple of months ago I was having a difficult time seeing […]