Search

Lead. Learn. Grow.

Leslie Kinard, Ed.S.

Category

Leadership

Becoming Better: Habit Stacking

Become Better: Habit Stacking I am so psyched about my #oneword2020. I’ve shared it with my family. I’ve shared it with my team at school and I’ve shared it with all of you. I feel really great about where my... Continue Reading →

One Word 2020 – Consistency

Twitter has changed my life in so many ways. I’ve learned so much from my PLN and I am grateful for Dr. Carl Lashley (@carlitude), who made our entire graduate class sign up. A few years ago, I learned about... Continue Reading →

We Cannot Answer Violence with Violence

Yesterday, my 15 year old son and I left home for one of my favorite pastimes...shopping! It was an innocent late afternoon shopping adventure and I was beyond excited to get to spend some one-on-one “mom time” with my teenager.... Continue Reading →

Leading Beyond Management – Principals and Assistant Principals Take on Instructional Leadership

The roles of both the principal and assistant principal are constantly evolving. We are miles away from the idea that great leaders are one dimensional school managers. Famous playwright, George Bernard Shaw once said, “Progress is impossible without change, and... Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Move Beyond Fear and Get Stuff Done

As we prepare to close out 2019, I find myself reflecting on the year. I love the quote, “Don’t fear failure. Fear being in the exact same place next year as you are today.” This quote resonates with me. I... Continue Reading →

3 Things that are Free but Priceless in Life and Work

  "Three things you control every day are your attitude, your effort and your actions to be a great teammate. It doesn’t matter what is happening around you and who you think is being unfair. Every day you can focus... Continue Reading →

Be the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time)

Can you imagine what your school experience would have been like if all of the educators you had were the GOAT?  

What It Takes to Be a Great Educator in One Word

What It Takes to be a Great Educator in One Word Heart It takes heart to lead. Whether you lead in your classroom or in the building, it takes heart to make the right decision -- that always seek to... Continue Reading →

Finish Strong Tip #1: Bell to Bell Instruction

“Finish Strong” Tip #1: Teach from Bell to Bell Since I was a kid, I always loved the quizzes you could find in most popular magazines. Even now, one of my guilty pleasures is taking those silly online questionnaires. In thinking... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: