Posts Tagged ‘effective questioning’

What Are You Learning?

One of my favorite questions to ask students when I entered their classroom was, “What are you learning?”  As a campus principal, I believed this was one of the most important questions to ask. (My other favorite was, “What are you reading?” especially since I loved to connect with students through books. But that’s another […]

Take My Advice…Or Not

I read a blog post by Keith Webb that resonated with me.  The post centered on not being attached to the advice you give. Think about all of the time we as leaders have been asked for our advice.   “What should I do about…?” or “Would it be better if I…” and of course, “What […]

Why Are You Talking?

There seems to be an unspoken rule in leadership. Somehow the leader is the one who does all the talking. Yet, as leaders, how do we foster the growth and development of others if we possess all the knowledge, all the answers and do all the talking? As a campus principal my mantra to my […]