Once you've clarified what you're changing, and who will go first, it's time to get an insider's view of the work.
Effective change leaders don't micromanage...but they aren't hands-off, either. Instead, they practice what Toyota calls Genchi Genbutsu—a "go and see" approach that respects the professionalism of the people implementing the change, without blindly assuming that everything is fine.
Seeing the change in progress—firsthand—is at the heart of evidence-driven school improvement. We'll explore: