Ken Frank from Michigan State University and Jihyun Kim from Lehigh University discuss their article, "From interpretation to instructional practice: A network study of early-career teachers' sense-making in the era of accountability pressures and Common Core State Standards," published in the American Educational Research Journal, co-authors Salloum, Bieda, Youngs.
A principal's time is always in demand, and communication is a major factor in this cycle. About 100 years ago, researchers were studying how dictated letters affected principals' workdays. Today, of course, communication methods have changed dramatically. Educators may opt to communicate with their students via text message, phone calls, or video chats in addition to more traditional communications (particularly while school buildings have been closed due to the pandemic).