Humility, Will, and Level 5 Leadership: An Interview With Jim Collins

Michael Brosnan interviews organizational expert Jim Collins about his research on educational leadership. Collins argues that a great organization must meet these three tests:

  • It has to have superior results relative to its particular mission.
  • It has to have a distinct impact.
  • It has to have lasting endurance.

Author: Michael Brosnan

Tyler DeWitt: Hey Science Teachers-Make it Fun

A science teacher explains how student feedback helped him to improve his lesson plans and calls on other teachers to revolutionize the way they teach. Questions What are you passionate about? Why? How do you respond to working on things you are not passionate about? Why would students remember a story better than homework reading?…

Another Inconvenient Truth: Race and Ethnicity Matter

University professors and researchers Willis Hawley and Sonia Nieto breakdown issues and misconceptions that some educators have about dealing with issues of race and ethnicity in the classroom. They offer three race- and ethnicity-conscious strategies for school improvement, centered around understanding the diverse backgrounds of all students in the classroom. Hawley and Nieto conclude by…