47 Staying Centered in a
Ann Mausbach and Kim Morrison
Principals need to make student learning the
centerpiece of school reform efforts.
How can district leaders help?
52 How the Hack Mindset Can
Foster Innovation in Schools
Mark Hofer and Lindy L. Johnson
Schools leaders can cultivate deeper learning
by making small, experimental shifts.
60 Educators Need Grit Too!
Thomas R. Hoerr
How can we build a schoolwide culture that
encourages everyone to learn from failure
and persist through difficulties?
67 A Turnaround Success Story
Chuck Salina, Suzann Girtz, and Joanie Eppinga
One key to a school’s remarkable improvement?
Building trust through one-on-one conversations.
74 Planting the Seeds of Change
A Los Angeles principal empowers his students
by helping them bring the natural world back to
their school grounds.
Includes photo galleries.
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