Lateral trust among colleagues is as important as vertical trust within the hierarchy.
There is no algorithm for creativity.
You cannot understand the teacher or their teaching without understanding the person the teacher is.
Courageous leadership is not fearless leadership. What makes you a leader is how you deal with your fears.
Don’t raise the bar and narrow the gap, but narrow the gap to raise the bar.
Students are often the last to know about change that is occurring in their own school system.
Schools often get the teachers they deserve!
Alberta funds almost all its schools and districts to design and evaluate their own innovations. Teachers are the drivers of change, not the driven.
We learn more from people who are different from us than ones who are the same.
On assessment: measure what you value instead of valuing only what you can measure.
Your most memorable students are in your first classes and your last classes: make your last years the finest of your career.
Teachers still command great respect in the families and societies of many Asian cultures.