We Need To Rethink Feedback: Shifting from Evaluative to Learning-Focused

Originally posted February 24, 2017 Picture this scenario—you’ve found yourself asked to provide feedback to an aspiring Olympic downhill skier. You’ve never skied before nor have you studied any of the technical side to downhill skiing. How do you focus your feedback? Well, I can offer some possible conclusions of what might happen based on a…

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Big Questions and Culture Work: JEPL (Job Embedded Professional Learning)

by Lauren Childs Originally posted December 17, 2016 Job-embedded Professional Learning (JEPL) I drove to the second fall gathering of the JEPL network with an eagerness for the day’s conversations and with a sense of impatience to see the next steps for strengthening the efforts of this committed, proactive, and thoughtful group of school leaders. My…

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