We would be foolish to expect professionals who have experienced success in the past to seek and adopt new practices without purposeful professional development and an environment in which adult learning and risk-taking is valued and rewarded.
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January 24, 2016
January 10, 2016
The road to preparing young people to live in the world where the economy is based on innovations fueled by science, technology, engineering, and math is to teach them how to see connections, think critically, alone and with others, create, collaborate, and communicate.
December 08, 2015
If there is a hope for a nugget of something new...a way to address an emerging issue or problem, or a seed of new thinking or a grant opportunity or a new book ... then the return strategy matters.
December 03, 2015
We can be pretty sure in our hearts of hearts that retaining what happens within our walls the same as the last century isn't enough...and it isn't right.
November 12, 2015
We can no longer allow educators, leaders or teachers to dismiss technology as unimportant and social media as a nuisance.
November 10, 2015
We need a new answer, one that lies in the ability to see the big picture and address the interdependent system in which we work.
October 30, 2015
Educators on the front lines can play an integral role in helping teens and their families make healthy choices as they navigate what happens on these new apps and sites.
October 27, 2015
From a political perspective, it might quiet the storm of opposition and save the standards but isn't it just the same reactivity that got us here in the first place?
October 20, 2015
The organization of schools must be in sync with the world in which they are situated, and the one into which students will graduate and become a work force.
October 13, 2015
Blaming educators for the "broken system" does not prepare those who are leading the heavy lift before us to be energized or visionary.