Build Master Teachers | Mindsteps Inc.

support individual teachers' ongoing professional development


If you you want to move your school forward, you have to move the people in it.

If you want excellent instruction in every classroom, you have to help every teacher become an excellent instructor.

Learn how to recognize good teaching and what to do if you aren't seeing it using our new model for teaching.

Resources

Books

Never Underestimate Your Teachers

Never Underestimate Your Teachers: Instructional Leadership for Excellence in Every Classroom

In this book for school leaders, Jackson presents a new model for understanding teaching as a combination of skill and will and explains the best ways to support individual teachers’ ongoing professional development. Here, you’ll learn how to meet your teachers where they are and help every one of them—from the raw novice to the savvy veteran, from the initiative-weary to the change-challenged to the already outstanding—develop the mindset and habits of master teachers. Real-life examples, practical tools, and strategies for managing time and energy demands will help you build your leadership capacity as you raise the level of instructional excellence throughout your school.

If you want a master teacher every classroom, you must commit to helping every teacher be a master teacher. That work begins here.

Webinar

Our library of webinars features an in-depth discussion on a new model for understanding teaching as a combination of skill and will and explains the best ways to support individual teachers’ ongoing professional development.

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Workshops & Keynotes

We understand that professional development for Administrators can get pushed to the side in the daily grind. Let us inspire new motivation in your team and reignite the fire to do what they’re already doing—only better. We offer a customizable, in-depth workshop series on buildership that will inspire your team and help even the most savvy veteran develop the will and skill to move your school forward.

Need to address a larger audience? We can also deliver a Buildership-themed keynote address at your upcoming conference, off-site meeting or in-service day.

Need it delivered virtually? We do that too. Schedule an appointment with a team member today.

Online Courses


Blog Posts

Check our our top articles on Buildership.

It’s Not About You

What If A Teacher Is Unwilling To Change?

What If You Have A Personality Difference With A Teacher?

Why Traditional Accountability Doesn’t Work

Helping Teachers Take Ownership Over Their Own Practice

Working with a difficult teacher? There is hope.

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