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April 11, 2014

Be the Skype Version of Flat Stanley

Flat Stanley has been around for decades, and there is an innovative way to incorporate all that is good about the book with a more modern twist using Skype.

March 23, 2014

Are American Students Prepared to Think Globally?

When travelling internationally, it seems as though people have a much more global perspective than Americans. Is it possible for American students to gain a global perspective if they lack access to travel?

March 21, 2014

Learning Intentions & Creativity in New Zealand Schools

Looking at model schools and standards, how can we adapt in a way that will progress student learning?

March 16, 2014

It's Time to Celebrate Schools

In the U.S. we don't usually celebrate schools at the national level, but in New Zealand they are celebrating through the Festival of Education.

March 01, 2014

What's the Point of the Needle's Eye?

The needle's eye that does supply the thread that runs so true is an old mountain song, but it has strong implications for the public school system.

February 25, 2014

Teaching Students About Other Cultures...and Their Own

The state of Hawaii has a great program that teaches young children about their own culture. It's a program we could all learn from these days.

February 16, 2014

Are You a Good Little Soldier?

Perhaps teachers are making changes in their instruction, and we as leaders are blind to those changes because they aren't the ones we want. Not everyone needs to be a good little soldier.

February 05, 2014

The Five Dimensions of Student-Centered Leadership

In this day and age of accountability school leaders have a lot on their plate, but the five dimensions of student-centered leadership may be the most important.

January 28, 2014

Labels Are Bad, But Is Tagless Better?

Educators understand that putting labels on children can be negative, but can treating then as though they are tagless just as bad?

January 23, 2014

10 Critical Issues Facing Education

When it comes to education, there are numerous critical issues that need to be addressed in 2014, and these are ten of them.

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