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SamTastic Weekly Tip: 9/23/19 - The most trusted leader of them all?

This week’s tip: The most trusted leader of them all?

The public school principal, according to a Pew Research Center study on Americans’ faith in powerful people and institutions—article, below.

Trust gives school leaders opportunities to improve teaching and learning. Spending connected time seeing instruction, giving feedback, working on teaching skills in professional development sessions and PLCs add up to improved practice.

Improving teacher practice requires reflection and use of your time data. When you look at your dashboard can you see the connections in your work? Does the feedback closely follow the times you see instruction? Are the number of interactions with a teacher enough to improve practice?

Good SAMs always ask one question from the TimeTrack dashboard during the Daily Meeting. Any question can work as it helps the leader think about next steps with each teacher. Take a look at a five minute video on how you can use your dashboard to ask even better questions:

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