Leading Different Generations in a School District
Create one culture to share!
Your mindful culture will help you concentrate on the similarities you find across generations and keep everyone focused on the same priorities. Regardless of generation, employees typically are after the same things to help them grow professionally as part of a strong team:
- Respect as professionals
- Leaders who are open to feedback
- Opportunities to learn from a mentor
- Contributing to a culture
- Effective communication
- Constructive feedback
- An open exchange of ideas
Challenge preconceived notions about how generations should interact with each other. It may seem natural to always assign a more seasoned mentor to an inexperienced mentee, but encourage a two-way street as far as leadership is concerned. Everyone has experience to share.
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Creativity in Learning
In 2019, Gallup conducted a nationally representative study to explore the extent to which creativity in learning is being fostered in American classrooms; the extent to which teachers, parents and students value creativity in learning; how creativity in learning is supported by transformative use of technology; and the outcomes they produce. Read the full article!