I started to seriously run when my sister challenged me to run a marathon with her. I ran the marathon, she didn’t.
Once, while out for a jog, I found $5 on the side of the road and I am pretty sure I said “SWEET!” out loud.
You could say I work in education, but in reality I haven't been in a classroom in years.
Leaders tend to find themselves juggling quite a bit of information, time, decision-making, and personnel needs in their roles - regardless of industry. And as a district leader, you often add community relations and school board dynamics into the mix as well. With all of this on your plate, how can you make sure you’re being effective as a leader vs. just juggling it all to keep it afloat and not let the audience down?
A student’s time at school is a pretty small part of their day. In a twenty-four-hour period, they probably spend about eight hours doing school-related activities
Hector Boldo works with teachers every day- but not in the classroom. As an integral team member at SchoolStatus, Hector is one of the first in line to assist with your special reports, smart tags, or helping teachers and administrators make their first calls using Channel. Hector recently took the opportunity to sit down and chat with Sara Bailey, a 4th grade teacher from Lamar County School District.
If my friends and I wanted to talk to each other at school, we either passed notes or had to impatiently wait until lunch or recess.
Teachers, the struggle is real. Kids have all the energy. It’s not fair, but it’s a fact.
I was used to being the smart kid. I'd never encountered a class where I wasn't one of the first to shoot my hand up whenever the teacher asked a question.
So, here is a scenario: Student Benchmarks come in for the Fall, you pour through the data, scramble manically through spreadsheets and printouts of last year’s Spring State Assessment, only finding some of the many results.