Thursday, February 18, 2010

Reflection Week 6

Cooperation vs. Control

"If one has cooperation, control is unnecessary"

Respect & Trust
  • "Shared decision-making: you will spend more time deciding and less time cleaning up messes from hasty decisions."
  • I don't see a day in the future in which we'll be asked to do less

What would you do the first day as a school administrator?
  • Do something the first week that shows thanks and appreciation to staff
  • Little things pay huge dividends (pre-start of school BBQ!)

The Stages of Leadership

Better care for and love them because it will matter (students won't learn from teachers that don't care, even if the perfect lesson is taught - and vice versa).

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