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Leverage Leadership: A Practical Guide to Building Exceptional Schools by Doug Lemov, Paul Bambrick-Santoyo

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Chapter 8

Finding the Time

One-on-One: Getting Ready for the School Day
It's early in the morning, and Julie Kennedy is ready for the day ahead. A pair of walking shoes sits under her desk, and on the desk itself is a turtle picture frame with a note from the family of one of her first students. These are surrounded by hand-scrawled notes from various previous students.
Julie opens her Outlook calendar and her task list and confirms her plan for the day. The night before she noted open spots and planned out the major and minor tasks to be accomplished. She also notices the moment that is likely to be stressful for her, which she anticipated last night. The rest of the day will be filled with activity: the schedule includes observations, feedback ...

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