On 4/30/15, storrsb wrote:
> On 4/28/15, Tiffanyh wrote:
>> Hello Everyone,
>> Can you please assist me with a project I'm completing for
>> my doctoral program on generational perspectives in a
>> school setting. If you could be so kind to give your
>> thoughts on the following questions, I'd so appreciate
>> 1. What is your approximate age of your administrator (21-
>> 33 yrs, 32-50 yrs, or 51-69 yrs)
>> 2. What do you think are the most important
>> characteristics of an administrator?
>> 3. What do you think are the most important
>> characteristics of a teacher?
>> 4. What kind of conflict typically arises in your
>> 5. What do you feel attributes to the conflict in your
>> Thank you so much in advance!
> 1. My administrator is between 32-50.
> 2. The most important characteristic of a principal today
> to be the instructional leader within the school. The days
> sitting in one's office and handling discipline only is
> for principals. Any administrator in a school setting must
> passionate, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and trustworthy.
> Without these characteristics an administrator will not be
> effective as they should be.
> 3. Teachers need to be knowledgeable of their subject
> and be passionate about their discipline. Teachers need to
> know their students and how they learn best and then plan
> their strategies and assessments around these learning
> It is important that all teachers understand their students
> learn differently and adjust accordingly.
> 4. Currently we are having a conflict over the zero/fifty
> rule. The question is whether or not a student that does
> nothing should receive a zero or fifty, since a fifty is
> failing. There are strong feelings on both sides of the
> 5. The main reason this issue has not become a major
> is because of the principal. She has allowed the staff to
> have insightful discussions about the issue and is
> interested in our input. When she makes her final decision
> the staff will be that much more invested in it because of
> process. - storrsb
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