Category Archives: Coaching

Building a program, team culture

Six years ago a young man who left Cambridge South Dorchester (CSD) High School transferred back to his home school, North Dorchester (ND) High School, and was lost. There was something missing. So he ran, literally. The young man was … Continue reading

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Re-teaching point of view

They just did not get it … is  a phrase constantly voiced in faculty and content meetings in schools everywhere. If they would have been taught to read better … unfortunately, comes next and sessions are saturated with negativity and lackluster approaches to … Continue reading

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Simple revisions go a long way

Smaller tasks can go a long way.   To halt the constant hands on hips, teachers must think differently  to ensure students are finding success in monumental task. For instance, students must “improve their essay” is a vague but heavy … Continue reading

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Coaching and Mentoring Teachers

  Working with a stellar group of colleagues at the Lower Eastern Shore School Leadership Institute at Salisbury University (MD), my colleagues and I tackled the difference between a coach and mentor. Both positions require unique skills sets which are not … Continue reading

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Wrestlers Make Great Leaders

Since being asked to go to my first Wheeling Wrestling (WV) practice in elementary school, I have been active in some manner in the wrestling community ever since. However, my doctorate program cranking up forced me to step aside from … Continue reading

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