Over at the Thinking Stick, Jeff Utecht has posted a series of questions and answers related to the hiring process.
At the outset, Jeff states:
You will notice that my list says absolutely nothing about integrating technology or how the teacher uses technology in his/her classroom. No, this list focuses directly on the skill set and the tools these teachers use for their own learning.
My immediate question, of course, is: why? But we'll get to this in more detail later.
The hiring process has always fascinated me, as it is a frequently overlooked element of maintaining the strength and vitality of an organization. I thought I knew something about hiring until, a few years back, I had the good fortune to be hired by -- and work for -- Trish King. Trish has since gone on to become the head of The Island School, and if you're reading...