Carol François shares some popular education myths that have been debunked by John Hattie and Greg Yates in their book Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn.
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Carol François explores how Daniel Pontefract's book, Flat Army, demands we change our habits and mindsets about leading and learning.
April 17, 2014
Carol François shares several ideas for combatting summer learning loss, both for students and educators.
March 28, 2014
As professional learning leaders, we have a charge to advocate for and design high-quality summer learning options for the educators we serve, says Carol François. Just as students experience summer learning loss, so do adults.
February 19, 2014
Ambitious school improvement efforts aren't for the faint-hearted. Before you embark on your next professional learning initiative, ask these questions to make sure that you and your team are ready to make the commitment necessary to achieve ongoing success.
January 17, 2014
As the Learning Forward staff reads StrengthsFinder 2.0 and uses the accompanying assessment to identify individual strengths, Carol François reflects on the importance of having each team member understand what makes him or her strong individually in order to have a strong team.
December 19, 2013
For Carol François, watching schools develop and grow through the Learning School Alliance has been much like her experience planting a garden.
November 21, 2013
See how Carol François is planning rigorous and relevant learning at Learning Forward conferences through a new project that aligns conference sessions to the Learning Designs standard.
June 20, 2013
Technology is increasingly used to enhance learning experiences, but it hasn't changed the nature of learning. Instead, it gives learners something they haven't had before.
May 16, 2013
Carol Francois' first blog post in a series exploring the changing nature of work, the changing nature of learning, and the skills and competencies required for learning leaders today.