This is a moment in our history when educators must show up and demonstrate what public education is about. It is not about quieting voices.
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September 25, 2016
Policies and legislation may call for safe environments, but it is the heart of the educator leading and teaching students that will make the most difference.
September 20, 2016
Are we serving the children or are we serving ourselves or do we even know who is being served by perpetuating the old way?
September 11, 2016
Detroit's problem ultimately is our problem. It can teach a lesson about patience and acceptance gone too far.
August 16, 2016
We have a responsibility in each classroom, school, and district to be sure that students are taught, within each learning environment, how to use technology for learning, creating, sharing, and communication.
August 11, 2016
In this political environment, with policy pushed into the background while insults and name-calling move to the foreground, the likelihood of ripple into our world becomes greater.
August 04, 2016
Even if you never heard of Seymour Papert, as an educator, it is likely he has or will touch your practice and eventually will have been partially responsible for how you change the way teaching and learning is taking place in your schools.
June 23, 2016
Unless school and district leadership take a system-wide view of each change to re-design the possibilities within the system as a whole, with the intent of including all students, a widening achievement gap will result.
May 29, 2016
As we probe diversity in the field of technology, minority involvement and inclusion in leadership seems to be a missing ingredient in the educational uses of and framing of technology in learning.
May 19, 2016
This is truly a moment for the adults who make decisions about whether they are going to accept social change and create the environments in which all children can flourish to be courageous.