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Lessons From Finland: What Educators Can Learn About Leadership

Lessons From Finland: What Educators Can Learn About Leadership

| September 19, 2013 | 9 Comments

In the book Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead But Don’t Leave, the authors discuss how American teachers can create opportunities to become leaders in their schools and in their fields. This excerpt focuses on how educators in Finland see themselves as leaders.

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How Leadership Can Make or Break Classroom Innovation

How Leadership Can Make or Break Classroom Innovation

| June 6, 2013 | 19 Comments

School and district leadership plays a big role in setting the culture and work environment for teachers. And when it comes to trying new things, the attitude of principals and superintendents can make or break a teacher’s willingness and ability to weave new ideas and methods into her teaching practice. In schools that are trying to integrate technology into the classroom, strong effective leaders can make all the difference.

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