Details and Generalizations to Stay Alert in the Classroom

Details and Generalizations to Stay Alert in the Classroom

Speaking in soundbites and slogans is easy rhetoric and offered on a daily basis as various governmental representatives attempt action based on little more than generalized concepts. Irritating but in today’s health pandemic, this is potentially life threatening as every person draws their own meaning;…

The Path to Enlightenment?

The Path to Enlightenment?

Teachers are the powerhouses of education, the front-line communicators, the facilitators and leaders in learning. Supporting this, there is a whole infrastructure of educational theory that stems back to the Principle of Psychology (1890) where psychologist William James theorized how organizing the child helped fit…

How Educational Leadership Negatively Impacts Morale

How Educational Leadership Negatively Impacts Morale

When a teachers requests for professional development are conveniently neglected, a breeding ground for resentment and negativity culminates; frustrations over integrity, identity, and agency with ever dwindling morale. A school of thought (pun) is in questioning the role and influence of Educational Leaders and, to…

Leadership in the Hierarchical Culture of a School; An observation from the side-lines

Leadership in the Hierarchical Culture of a School; An observation from the side-lines

Leadership in the Hierarchical Culture of a School;   An observation from the side-lines     “Educational leadership is the process of enlisting and guiding the talents and energies of teachers, pupils, and parents toward achieving common educational aims. This term is often used synonymously with School leadership in the United States and has supplanted…