Our plea is that leaders not allow the emergence of coding or STEM to take the design of our schools out of our hands. We call out to the leaders among us to take hold of this exciting time in our professional lives and begin to design the schools our children need.
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May 13, 2014
May 11, 2014
We must be alert to who among us, in the legions of beautiful, developing, curious, young students, is suffering with such anti-social, harmful thoughts, that may call them to action.
May 09, 2014
America is a country that has flourished based on innovation. The worlds of medicine, private industry, and nonprofits are now embracing innovation as a key to solving age-old problems. Unfortunately, the policy makers in education are creating an environment where leaders in the areas of greatest need—our cities—are being left behind.
May 08, 2014
It is too easy to forget the pure joy happiness brings as it reveals the truth. After all, when we are truly happy doesn't everything feel more balanced, less extreme, and more like it truly is, without the shadows of darkness and worry? All things happen in a better way when we are happy.
May 06, 2014
So not only do we have an obligation to prepare all students for STEM fields, it seems that particularly for young women, we need to prepare them to be scientists, technologists, engineers, mathematicians AND we need to prepare them to be advocates who can champion their cause and fight for equal opportunities in these fields.
May 05, 2014
This is the week we take time to acknowledge the incredible contributions of our teachers to our country. Their dedication and commitment leads to every great achievement in our nation.
May 04, 2014
We need bridge builders to help us see the connections and develop the capacity to integrate technology into our programs...not as an add on. We need those who can break down for us how these 21st century tools can be used within our systems that hold to 20th century requirements and facilities.
April 30, 2014
In our words and actions, we must represent the good in America. We must hold the doors open to those who have found them closed. That's what educational leaders are called to do.
April 29, 2014
According to evidence from research and the field, professional learning that leads to changed practices requires a commitment to a culture of continuous improvement, says Stephanie Hirsh.
April 29, 2014
A changing education landscape in the nation's largest cities is spurring demand for skilled leaders in education administration.