Implementation for Educators Blog

February 1, 2022
Amy Wassmann & Rebekah Hornak
The Hexagon Tool was the number one resource accessed in 2021 on the Active Implementation Hub. What is so fascinating about this tool? Why is this resource the most utilized out of all of the resources on the AI Hub? For those who are not aware, the Hexagon Tool is a tool for selecting Evidence-Based Practices during...
January 7, 2022
Rebekah Hornak
It is January, and you know what that means. Bring on the resolutions, goal setting, vision boards, and self-improvement apps. Who doesn’t love a fresh start or the idea of improving?  However, before you jump into setting goals for 2022, think about this advice. According to James Clear, author of Atomic Habits, “You do not rise...
November 29, 2021
Correy Watkins
Teamwork makes the dream work! There is no “I” in team. Team means Together Everyone Achieves More. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” -Helen Keller  So, is there something more to teams than just groups of people who periodically come together? From these quotes, it sounds like teams who work together accomplish great things. What makes that difference? How do teams, or implementation teams as we think...
October 29, 2021
Kathleen Ryan Jackson
When teachers are viewed as leaders and co-creators of the needed support systems to use non-evaluative classroom observation data to strengthen instructional practice, the result is a commitment to and ownership of a scalable and sustainable process (Ryan Jackson, Bailey, Dilts-Pollack, Williams, & Waldroup, 2021; Hattie & Zierer, 2017; Ryan Jackson et al. 2018, 2021). ...
September 29, 2021
Collin McColskey-Leary
Introduction The reality is around 70 percent of organizational change efforts do not achieve their intended outcomes.1 Failing to achieve outcomes can often be chalked up to one of two reasons. Implementation failure involves a lack of buy-in, adequate implementation supports, or ability to implement the program as intended. On the other hand, Intervention failure...