Teacher Support

8 ways to help teachers regenerate and heal after a year of trauma and resilience

The events of the last 12 months have shown us that teachers have superpowers when it comes to their resilience – they have regenerated their approach to teaching and their energy levels, repaired wounds both physical and emotional, and made themselves and their students whole again in ways too numerous to count. (In fact, teachers …

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What Teachers Need Next Year — And How Folio Can Help Provide It

Conversations with member schools have revealed consistent themes as school leaders look ahead to ‘21-’22. As schools reopen, heal, rebuild, and redesign in the coming year, teachers will need four key supports, in the form of Validation, Celebration, Care and Attention, and Collaboration. In order to support teachers, school leaders might look toward these common …

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Tackling the “Accountability Dilemma” with Rob Evans

Conversations with our member schools reveal that a central challenge for many is an ongoing lack of clear expectations around growth, evaluation, and feedback in their schools. One answer to this challenge is to lean into what Rob Evans terms the “Accountability Dilemma.” In “Be All You Can Be: Tackling the Accountability Dilemma”, Evans — …

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Member Spotlight: Creating intentional observation using the myFolio Roll Call feature

Join a conversation with Joe Weinstein-Sears at Emery/Weiner School, about how he uses the Roll Call feature to save time and take an intentional approach to making sure teachers get the attention they need from him in their growth . [0:19] What is your school’s Folio success story? Joe talks about how the Roll Call …

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Introducing Your Faculty and Staff to the New Features in myFolio

https://vimeo.com/446792318/8e8f3f2a9fThe myFolio experience is now more intentional, more actionable, and easier for your faculty and staff to incorporate into their daily routine so that professional growth and learning is a continual, rewarding process. New! myFolio Folio’s online experience is now called myFolio. The entire experience has a cleaner, fresher look, making myFolio more enjoyable to …

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6 Simple Ways to Help Your School Re-Engage With Professional Growth and Folio

When the the current school year began, some school leaders assessed the bandwidths of their faculty and determined that this would be a year of “no extras.” As faculty were asked to adopt new technologies and platforms to enhance and support their classroom management, some school-wide programs were put on pause. As school leaders look …

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8 Ways to Help Teachers Regenerate and Heal after a Year of Trauma and Resilience

The events of the last 12 months have shown us that teachers have superpowers when it comes to their resilience – they have regenerated their approach to teaching and their energy levels, repaired wounds both physical and emotional, and made themselves and their students whole again in ways too numerous to count. (In fact, teachers …

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Folio Whitepaper: Creating a Culture of Collaboration

What would it take for schools to become more collaborative places? What practices distinguish highly collaborative organizations? And if we believe that collaboration enhances learning among students, how can we help teachers learn in more collaborative ways as well? Our team at the Folio Collaborative believes that finding more effective ways to support and enhance …

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Membership Matters! Join us at Folio’s Annual Meeting

Folio member schools are just that – members. By joining the Collaborative, you aren’t simply subscribing to a software platform or accessing a list of professional development opportunities. Membership means that you have a voice, that you play a role in Folio’s growth, development, and strategic direction. While there are many ways to exercise that …

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Member Spotlight: Building connections and relationships with the Mindful Minute

Join a conversation with Andi Shurley, Principal at Ursuline Academy of Dallas, about how Ursuline uses myFolio’s Mindful Minute tool to attend to faculty well-being and deepen relationships between administrators and faculty across a large school. [0:44] What is your school’s Folio success story? Andi talks about how Ursuline has leveraged the Mindful Minute tool during …

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