The Artisan Leader Conference 2016

Save the dates! Join Mike Rutherford for session one of the Artisan Leader Conference Series in Charlotte, NC on December 8-9, 2016 at the Westin Hotel in uptown Charlotte, NC. We hope you’ll be a part of the inaugural event in this new Ed Leadership conference series...

The Benefits of Specific Feedback

Speci c [spi-sif-ik]– adjective: having a special application, bearing, or reference; explicit or de nite. (Dictionary.com)When speaking with teachers about observed episodes of instruction, it is good to remember the bene ts of making that feedback speci c,...

Questioning Works, Except It When Doesn’t

Must teaching always involve asking so many questions? Certainly, questioning students is a time honored approach to teaching and it remains immensely popular. I suppose we owe the popularity of questioning to Socrates, the rst and most famous questioner. Since the...