Rigor is creating an environment in which each student is expected to learn at high levels,
each student is supported so he or she can learn at high levels,
and each student demonstrates learning at high levels (Blackburn, 2008).

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Leadership and Culture

The cover story in the Gazette over at teachers.net is Shaping the Culture of Your School:  4 Tools for Leaders.

The culture of a school is a powerful tool for shaping the behavior of those who work there because it reflects the important values and underlying assumptions of that school. Culture is a powerful set of rituals, traditions, and practices that are often transmitted without question from generation to generation.  Let’s look at four tools that can help you encourage a culture of growth in your school.

Check it out! 

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