Three Kinds of Thinking Essential to 21st Century Learning

When you engage in metacognition, or, think about thinking, there are many systems that can be encountered.  Of course, cognition […]

5 Steps to Successful Process Improvement

If you’ve read any of my blog articles, Web sites or books, you’re probably familiar with my position that one […]

Teachers Are Leaders

In his book, “The Little Book of Leadership,” sales guru Jeffrey Gitomer says leaders embrace change. “Change is certain. Followers […]

The Five “E-Izits” of Evaluation

A couple of weeks ago, I published an article regarding “The Five Why’s,” and their role in process improvement.  If […]

The 5 Why’s – Determining the Root Cause

If you’ve been a visitor to SchoolAdvancement, you’ll know that according to systems thinking pioneer Peter Senge, a complete system […]

5 Things Your Competitor Schools’ Administrative Teams Are Doing Now

As our calendar year rapidly comes to a close, I’ve heard from a number of schools who are lamenting the […]

5 Tips for a Successful Fundraising Event Invitation

I ran across this article from the Andrea Brody Design Network.  In it, Andrea says that she attended a Webinar […]

Your School: A System of Systems

Let’s apply some systems thinking to your school, and begin in the classroom, where we learn the importance of “3” […]

The Five Systems of Your School – Part 5: FAITH

This last system was an interesting one to find.  As I’ve said in my “3 leads to 4 leads to […]

The Five Systems of Your School – Part 4: TEACH

I begin some of my presentations with a line that alludes to the classic closing lines of Sesame Street: “This […]