Episode 1 is an introduction to the R.A.D.D. School Leadership podcast and a reflection by the host on the topic of Educational Larceny. Two topic questions are: “What is educational larceny?” and “What are the roadblocks that prevent administrators and teachers from the practice of educational larceny?”
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I can’t wait for our in-service; I always learn so much! (Said no teacher… ever.)
Planning professional development (PD) days that suit ALL of our teachers is difficult. As the husband of an elementary school art teacher, an amazing elementary school art teacher, I hear often about the lack of relevance offered to her during in-service days. My wife loves her students and works hard to inspire them each day. Unfortunately though, as an art teacher she rarely grows as an educator during all-school PD days. Why? Because they’re geared toward “important” subjects like science and math? Because they focus on tested areas of the curriculum? For a variety of reasons she, like many other teachers, is expected to sit through sessions that offer very little to help her grow as an educator. For teachers, all teachers, there has to be a better way. Continue reading 4 out of 5 Educators Choose Root Canal Over PD