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There is genius around us – and within us

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to this blog via e-mail or my RSS feed. I also am on...
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Dabbawalas, tutorial networks, and the naysayers

In Mumbai, India, many workers prefer a hot, home-cooked meal instead of eating at a food stand or...
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It’s too overwhelming

“The magnitude of all of this change… it’s too overwhelming.” Fair enough. I, too,...
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Remember to disconnect. But also be connected.

Jill Berkowicz and Ann Myers remind us that it’s important for school leaders to disconnect from...
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Is this what Iowa parents really want?

Iowa parents (and grandparents), is this what you elected our state legislature to do? Reduce...
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This online high school is not going to change education

The headline at eSchool News reads ‘This online high school could change education’ (a slight...
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Schools aren’t preparing freelancers and entrepreneurs

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Iowa school poverty and report card rankings

My local high school recently was named the top high school in Iowa by Niche.com, a school and...
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Sioux City CSD has a different view than Governor Branstad

Sioux City Community School District Chief Financial Officer John Chalstrom said: In the past...
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East Campus: Uncovering the brilliance in every student

High school student Jeff Bliss famously said in 2013, “If you would just get up and teach them...
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