Dr. Larry Aronstein's Blog (26)

A Case of the Nerves

OVERCOMING NERVOUSNESS

 

“I get so nervous when I interview that I freeze.” It is natural that interviewees feel nervous about interviewing. There’s a lot at stake. You have invested a great deal of time, effort and money in trying to take the next step in your career. You’re walking into a room all alone to meet a group of strangers who are going to ask you difficult questions and make judgments about if they like you, if you’re a…

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Added by Dr. Larry Aronstein on June 6, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Answering Frequently Asked Questions

Answering Frequently Asked Questions

There are strategies in answering the most frequently asked interviewers’ questions. It takes some work, but these strategies can readily be mastered. First, you need to think through your narrative -- the story you want to get across about who you are. You should always assume that the first question is going to be, “Tell us about yourself”. The second…

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Added by Dr. Larry Aronstein on January 4, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

THE 3 P's OF JOB SEEKING: PREPARATION, PERSISTENCE, PATIENCE by Larry Aronstein

THE 3 P’S OF JOB SEEKING: PREPARATION, PERSISTENCE, PATIENCE

 

“I’ve applied for thirty leadership jobs over the last two years. I got six screening interviews; two of them were ‘courtesies’ due to contacts inside those districts. I moved on twice to a second interview and was then cut. I need your help.” This is a typical email that I often receive. My advice to those of you who are frustrated in your job seeking, and to those who are considering…

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Added by Dr. Larry Aronstein on June 3, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Coaching Versus Supervision by Larry Aronstein

Coaching vs. Supervising

 

During a lunch time conversation with a veteran teacher, the discussion turned to the value of supervision; that is the ability of a supervisor to help a teacher improve upon his or her instructional practices. My colleague was brutally frank, “I’ve been teaching for more than twenty years. I can honestly say that I have never received feedback from a supervisor that was valuable enough to make me a better…

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Added by Dr. Larry Aronstein on April 8, 2016 at 9:54am — No Comments

The Lost Art of Teaching for Understanding by Larry Aronstein

The Lost Art of Teaching for Understanding

Learning knowledge and skill are basic to American education. We want students to be knowledgeable in all the subject areas. We want students to be skillful in math, the crafting of writing, and the effective use of foreign languages. So we provide lots of time and effort to teaching knowledge and skills. Understanding does not mean just knowing something. A student can recite endless facts and…

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Added by Dr. Larry Aronstein on November 5, 2015 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Overcoming Under-performance and Mediocrity in America’s Public Schools by Larry Aronstein

Overcoming Under-performance and Mediocrity in America’s Public Schools  by Larry Aronstein

I will be posting a series of blogs on this School Leadership website over the next several months that offer tried and tested strategies that have transformed classroom instruction, school culture, and parent engagement, resulting in dramatically raising student achievement in public schools. These fixes have been created and successfully used in the schools and…

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Added by Dr. Larry Aronstein on October 8, 2015 at 10:26am — No Comments

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