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Let's Get Specific About How Leaders Can Build Trust

Trust is an essential element in successful schools. When educators trust their leaders and each other, academic achievement rises. Read Jon...

Give students the gift of believing in themselves

Give the gift of inspiring all students to believe in themselves.  Read Jon Saphier's article,...

Impact of Data Teams Article in The Learning Professional

“What I’ve Learned is Inside the Black Box of Trust”

Look for Jon’s article, “What I’ve Learned is Inside the Black Box of Trust” in the December issue of The Learning Forward Journal,...

Jon Saphier interviewed in Creighton Journal of Interdisciplinary Leadership

Abstract from the article, which can be found here:...

Jon Saphier's post featured in International Education News

This week’s post in International Education News comes from Jon...

Jon Saphier featured in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Carrie Seidman featured Jon Saphier and his approach to developing good teachers in the opinion section on May 26, 2018. Check out the article...

Jon Saphier will be a featured speaker at the Illinois Deep Equity Institute

The Corwin Deep Equity Institute is a one-day event in Chicago, IL designed to lay the groundwork for developing the foundation for organizational growth by giving educators the tools to have authentic conversations, overcome equity barriers and become courageous leaders of cultural transformation.

New Book Launch: The 7th Edition of The Skillful Teacher is now available to purchase

Research for Better Teaching is thrilled to announce that the latest edition of The Skillful Teacher is now available for purchase!...

How to Become A Skillful “Teacher of Teachers”

There is a range of skills, or areas of performance, required to become a skillful facilitator. Depending on your professional responsibilities, different skills are required to effectively execute the demands of the job. In this blog post, DeNelle West, RBT Director of Professional Development, outlines a framework of those skills.

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