The current model of schools can no longer hold the changes in pedagogy that are needed in the 21st century.
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July 12, 2016
July 07, 2016
The health of a school's culture has impact on the manner in which each person experiences that school.
June 26, 2016
When a leader thinks of the ecosystem, the leader will not be the voice calling out in the wilderness for a change.
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.
June 14, 2016
Leaders in this century must be leaders of change. In their discernment role, they must also determine the change to embrace and the one to resist.
June 12, 2016
EdCamps are based upon the desire for participant-led professional development. The session topics are determined on the day of the event.
June 09, 2016
Student engagement is invoked when curriculum and instruction focus on inquiry, creativity, problem solving, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking. It is invoked when the school and classroom environments are replete with positive relationships and risk taking is encouraged and regarded as exciting.
June 07, 2016
What would it be like if we had a bit of time to consider what our individual highest potential might be for next year and then to engage one another to determine what our collective highest potential might be?
June 02, 2016
Leadership voices have been directed at objection and resistance toward the national mandates and state implementations of them. The pull away from that toward voices raised with new vision and a plan can feel like the removal of a suction cup that has been securely attached to a wall.
May 24, 2016
Any plan for systemic change must be bolstered by serious attention to the cultural shifts that might be needed simultaneously.