Archive for the 'Leadership and Vision'

The best gift

The best gift that we can give our students is the gift of self-actualization. Every day, every...
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“I tried giving my students some agency two years ago and it didn’t work”

A couple of months ago I keynoted a STEM conference in Syracuse, New York. I talked a lot about the...
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The importance of watching and naming

This past weekend our minister asked us to consider what it meant to be ‘present’ within a...
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Schools are supposed to help students master the dominant information landscape of their time

Our new information landscape is digital bits in the ether instead of ink dots on paper. There is...
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Headwinds or tailwinds?

David Brooks said over at the New York Times: The crucial social divide today is between those...
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Irresponsible fearmongering

Three days after the launch of Pokemon Go here in the United States, a central office administrator...
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#educolor – The most important hashtag you’re probably not following

Two years ago this fall, Jose Vilson launched EduColor. It’s a website, it’s a hashtag, it’s...
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Cuneiform, anyone?

Louisiana just passed a law mandating that all students learn cursive in grades 3 through 12....
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Digital Leadership Daily now has over 1,000 subscribers

I’m pleased to note that Digital Leadership Daily is now reaching over 1,000 daily subscribers...
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Innovation academies help build shared understanding, capacity, and commitment

This year I’ve had the incredible privilege of working with the Johnston (IA), Emmetsburg (IA),...
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