Time is better spent up front creating an environment in which the new initiative is recognized as being valuable, building the coalition to lead with you, sharing the vision generously for all to own, designing a clear-cut strategy, and creating the environment that invites broad-based action, recognizes short-term "wins," and sustains the movement.
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Dismissing technology and its use because of discomfort or unfamiliarity or uninformed judgments has no place in an educational environment.
September 22, 2015
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September 13, 2015
If we are truly to be devoted to what is good for children and if it is our role to maximize their ability to learn and to support their physical and mental health, this has to become a seriously faced issue.
September 10, 2015
The time has come to reexamine how students are evaluated within schools, discussing it openly and honestly, and making decisions about how to best motivate and engage learners while capturing their achievement.
August 13, 2015
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August 11, 2015
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June 11, 2015
With increased visibility, school and district leaders are increasingly seeking support to initiate "STEM" programs or "STEM" schools.
June 02, 2015
We have to believe enough in ourselves, as educators, that we can reach each one, excite them about learning and make room for the success of each and every one.
May 28, 2015
Teaching and learning that is required in a STEM based environment benefits all students and demands that teaching and learning be responsive to 21st century needs.