Aug 31, 2014
Part two of my interview with Sam LeDeaux. You’re going to
love it. Here is his
- How to balance the need for caring about the teacher with
meeting the demands of the state and evaluation system.
Evaluation in two simple steps
- Perspective of evaluation “your performance” vs. “service to
- I want teachers to invite me in for lessons that could go any
way and possibly be really different.
Leaders, strive to be the weak link
- How Twitter has changed his practice. Parents want to observe
the classroom to ensure they like what is happening only when you
are not transparent.
- Dedicating entire days to being in classrooms, while still
managing requirements of his job. The more I am out and about, the
less things there will be that pin me in my office. Goal: 8 full
days in the class per month.
- Sharing what he learns and fails at with the staff.
- Inspiring Twitterers: @gcouros @justintarte @8amber8, chats, and anyone who
is willing to share something is really inspiring.
- How to be a transformative principal: be patiently
- What inspires him: his son, is he meeting his son’s
expectations for school, because all his students are his sons and
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