Why Principal Coaching is Essential

Why Principal Coaching is Essential

Principal coaching has started to become apparent as one more strategy to improve schools, but why? Let’s consider two different cases of newly minted principals. John, a middle school science teacher, took all of his course work on-line from an accredited university...
Using Positive Organizational Psychology for Schools

Using Positive Organizational Psychology for Schools

Over the past few weeks, the Leading Learner’s Institute has been discussing a simple human capital model that suggests teacher engagement is the primary outcome of a positive school culture. Data has shown that only about 30% of educators are fully engaged in their...
Positive Psychology for Schools # 1

Positive Psychology for Schools # 1

How many school leaders consciously avoid the teacher lunch room or team room to avoid the negativity and complaining that can occur in these locations? Many of my previous colleagues and ones that I work with now have told me that the biggest psychological burden...
Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to the Leading Learners Institute. I wanted to personally welcome new readers and participants to the LLI blog and website. Let me give you a little background on why I started LLI and what separates us from the rest.  As a K-12 educator and leader for over 28...