Our Idea Bank

Our idea bank is a collection of brief articles, websites, or book reviews centered on our major service areas. We know you don’t have a lot of time to read, so these ideas are meant to spark your thinking. Enjoy!

Leadership Productivity

Developing productive habits as a school leader is essential to doing your job well and having an impact on teaching and learning. Atomic Habits came out this summer and helps explain how you can develop self improvement habits in your work. Click here to get a great overview of the book.

Future Planning

Interested in the future of learning? Singularity University is an interesting organization that helps organizations understand the impact of “exponential” technologies. Click here to see how they think about the future of learning.

Building School Capacity

An essential part of capacity building and change is understanding what holds the past or problems in place. This brief blog explains how mental models can be a major sticking point in any change effort. Click here to read this fascinating post.

Social-Emotional Learning

How do you teach SEL if you don’t have a lot of extra time in your day? Transform ED has developed a fairly comprehensive set of ideas to help teachers integrate SEL into their daily instruction. Click here to read about this idea.