Videos

This playlist is for my thoughts, suggestions, and ideas about being a school building administrator. Thanks for listening.

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Here are some ideas:
1. Get to know your custodians by name.
2. Take care of your custodians.
3. Provide opportunities for growth.
4. Recognize their contributions.

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Hi! I'm Steve Miletto. Thanks so much for stopping by and watching my videos. I am focused on supporting classroom teachers and building administrators. I hope that you will subscribe and share it with your friends and colleagues.
Have an awesome day!

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Oct. 8, 2019

One for the Flag

The best team members are the ones who understand that everyone needs to assist with accomplishing the mission or tasks. There is no such phrase as -"That's not my job." Not everything is covered by our job descriptions nor pay. We do it because we need to do it. When I was in the military my comma…

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So you want to be a school leader...but why? Do you know your real reason and have you thought about your purpose? Here are three misconceptions that I have actually heard about wanting to become a school or district level administrator:
1. No more grading papers and no work to take home.
2. No str…

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Brian K. Buffington shares with us 3 ways that you can connect with kids through student-centered technology activities in your classroom:
1. Create video projects
2. Create audio projects
3. Use Google Sites to create student websites
You can connect with Brian at https://briankbuffington.com/

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Brian K. Buffington joins Steve and shares some thoughts about connecting with the kids you teach.
You can connect with Brian at https://briankbuffington.com/

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This is the introduction to the playlist that includes short videos with suggestions for Connecting with the Parents of the Kids that You Teach.

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This playlist will share ideas about connecting with the kids you teach. This for K-12 - all grades. Thanks for watching.

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A great way to connect with kids is through the games that they play. Pokemon and Magic card games are just exactly what I am talking about. Kids often will play these games in the hall before and after school and during lunch. This is a perfect opportunity for you: Invite them to play in your clas…

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A great way to connect with parents - prepaid postage cards. Take a chance before you spend your money...ask your principal then ask your PTSA or a local business. What principal could say no to a request to stay in touch with parents? A great way to reach out to parents at the beginning of the yea…

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Sometimes we need to remember that we are expected to be the adult. (Don't forget to check out part 1.)

3 more ideas about remembering to be the adult:

Don't instigate problems.
Don't show frustration.
Don't try to intimidate.

Some ideas to keep in mind.

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This playlist includes ideas and suggestions for helping the classroom teacher with better behavior management.

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This playlist includes a collection of video clips. I encourage you to use them to create engagement, introduce a topic, or just see what discussion arises from using them to jump-start an activity. Feel free to use these.

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This is my playlist where I post reviews of leadership books that may be helpful to you as a school building administrator. Nobody paid me to say something nice about these books, I just like them. Happy reading!

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This is my playlist where I will comment from time to time about books that you may want to read to help you be successful in the classroom. I receive no compensation for reviewing these books. I just find them helpful.

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Classroom management requires that the adult controls his own behaviors. A bad situation can be avoided by addressing off-task behavior in close proximity of the student. Frequently, the teacher though will handle the situation from across the room. This creates an opportunity for the student to ma…

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Kyle Perez designed and painted the mural that greets visitors at the Heart of Georgia RESA in Dublin, GA. Can you find the 22 hidden school-related objects in the mural? Connect with Kyle on Instagram @kyleperez

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March 21, 2019

Dredging the inlet

I love giant machines. Now surely this could help you create some awesome discussion. Right?

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March 21, 2019

Rays, rays, and more rays

Check out these rays...hmm.how could they help you with a class opening or discussion?

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March 21, 2019

Train at sunset

The train is on its way. Check out that Sun. Any thoughts about how you could use this video?

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March 21, 2019

Going fishing

Any thoughts about using this video? On our way, early morning fishing or is that what is going on here? Look at the bank area...what do you see? Hmm, I'll bet you could use this.

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March 21, 2019

City back alley

Walking in this city alley could make you think of ...what is going to happen next? or what is behind that door? Or is something going to pop out? Or what else?

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March 21, 2019

Praying Mantis

Here is an interesting creature? Could you use him to tell a story or talk about something that the kids would be want to know more?

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