Outmoded Beliefs Video Series

Kim Marshall, a former Boston teacher and administrator, consults and speakers on school leadership and evaluation, coaches principals and publishes the weekly Marshall Memo. In early 2019, he shared eight outmoded beliefs with the attendees of the MASB/MASA Joint Conference.

#1: Intelligence and Talent are Fixed at Birth

#2: Poverty is Destiny

#3: Great Teachers are Born, not Made

#4: Principals are First and Foremost Managers

#5: Teacher Evaluation Does Not Add Value

#6: Students' Feedback Can't be Taken Seriously

#7: Tests Don't Enhance Learning

#8: Teachers Can't be Held Accountable for Student Learning