Do You Check Your School E-Mail Too Much?

This may seem like a silly subject to write about. It’s not focusing on state testing, the Common Core State Standards or flipped communication. However, e-mail does have big implications in education and is about social-emotional growth…not for students but for the adults in the school building.
Many teachers and school leaders check their e-mail accounts dozens of times during the day, which sometimes prevents them from fully engaging with students. Yes, there are teachers who are keep an eye on their computer while working with students because they are concerned about missing an important message.
Worse than teachers…are school leaders. Checking e-mail prevents school leaders from engaging with teachers and students. Some leaders don’t get up from their desks because they are either checking numerous e-mails, or feel as though they may miss an important communication.
more Do You Check Your School E-Mail Too Much? – Finding Common Ground – Education Week.

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