- Apr 17, 2020
Growing My Teaching Practice Through Professional Learning-- Social Distancing Style!
Along with all of the challenges of social distancing, I found one unexpected and exciting benefit: the appearance of new, virtual...
- Mar 25, 2020
Navigating ALL The Resources
I trust we all love Ferris Bueller and remember the “life moves pretty fast” advice? Well, there’s no doubt that right now, life is...
- Mar 20, 2020
What Can Coaches Do During School Closures?
Instructional coaches thrive on supporting colleagues, students, and community members. As schools transition to online learning and home...
- Nov 14, 2018
Informal Leadership: Starting Small to Bring About Big Change
My grade level colleague Becca and I huddled around a student’s desk during our lunch period. As we planned learning experiences to...
- Nov 20, 2017
Shifting Our Lens: Focusing Our Attention on What’s in Place (Teachers)
Per·cep·tion pərˈsepSH(ə)n noun the ability to see, hear, or become aware of something through the sensesa way of regarding,...
Laura Sarsten and Pam Koutrakos
- Oct 3, 2016
TAKING RISKS AND LEADING WITH PURPOSE
This post was written by consultants Laura Sarsten and Pam Koutrakos. September seems to creep up on us faster and faster each year! As...
- Oct 15, 2015
CELEBRATING THE WAYS TEACHERS SHOW UP AS LEARNERS
One of the privileges of my job is that I get to sit with teachers during professional development sessions, workshops, and study groups...