Taking the Blame

If we want those being led to accept responsibility, we must try accepting total—not partial—blame for everything and anything that goes wrong within the realm of our leadership (tweet this). We’ll be surprised how much easier it is for people …

Seed Planting

Offering truths to children When a child clings to an attitude or behavior that is self-defeating, a teacher needs a special technique to arouse human change. Long conversations of guidance, regardless of their sincerity, often prove fruitless. The teacher talks, the student …

The Grading Gulch

Think how you might respond to this situation. Discuss the questions with your staff or other administrators to help increase your objectivity, decisiveness, and effectiveness. Consider the following scenario: Hill Middle School opened in 2003. Diane Davis was hired as …

Sound Discipline Advice For Teachers

One of the most predictable and time-consuming issues in the school is the multifaceted aspect of discipline (tweet this). It involves teachers, principals, parents, and kids. If you can lessen the time required to deal with this commitment, the school …