Although we can make a case for developing more informed citizens, we really want critically thoughtful, creative people, who are less afraid of risk and more willing to take chances to grow. Our current system doesn't breed that in most people.
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February 15, 2019
February 12, 2019
Since we only get one life, it is important to multitask less and live more.
February 07, 2019
It is important when we are doing this that we don't unintentionally assume the worst about our learners, adult or student, and give them every opportunity to share what they know and can do.
February 05, 2019
We give this coaching to school leaders all the time. And here are the three things that follow: The first is that every school leader we give this coaching to names lack of time as an obstacle to being as prepared as they'd like to be.
February 01, 2019
Leaders need to support their most adventurous teachers and here are some suggestions about how.
January 28, 2019
Leaders need vision, but they also need a plan to keep everything manageable. We need to know who our "why" people are and who our "how" people are so we can better utilize everyone's skill sets for the benefit of the team.
January 25, 2019
The way we communicate with our team matters, and making sure there are regular opportunities to share information that both shows we are listening and trying to support their needs is important.
January 20, 2019
As a profession, we need to work to innovate, see education as it needs to be now, and stop comparing it to what it was when we were doing it. The stakes are too high.
January 16, 2019
Learning is addictive. The adrenalin that comes from getting new information to share and try out gets me all kinds of inspired.
January 11, 2019
Since adult learning is a little more challenging than student learning, we have to let our learners process what they hear in a way that is dignified and works for them.