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As I explained in the previous column, I came across some notes I wrote eons ago when I was interviewed by a college class and asked what it was really like to be a principal. I boiled the job down into ten responsibilities. Last time, I detailed the first five: “most important,” “most surprising,” “most necessary,” “most boring” and “most challenging.” In this second installment, I will discuss the final five. more
Years ago, I was interviewed by a college class and asked what it was “really like” to be a principal. While doing some spring cleaning (and much-needed pruning of my files), I came across the notes from that interview. I got a kick out of rereading those answers, and would like to share them with readers. It’s another one of my Top 10 lists. I’ll detail the first five in this column, and the second five in the next. more
Second of two parts In the previous column, I described an exciting program called “My Own Book Fund,” which strives to help inner city school children. Specifically, I shared an interview with Dan Greenburg, one of the volunteers for the programs who is very excited about the impact which it’s having. more
In the previous column, we revisited online instruction, which seems to be taking hold. I explained my own reservations about not having students physically present for a course. However, this teaching methodology is picking up steam. more
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