I am on sabbatical this Spring 2023 semester, unpacking deeper learning in innovative elementary and middle schools. You also may be interested in my two new podcasts, LeaderTalk (interviews of principals at deeper learning schools) and Redesigning for Deeper Learning (redesigning lessons for deeper learning LIVE ON AIR)? I also may have a few other things cooking… 🙂 

Please get in touch if you’d like to support, chat, or learn more about any of this work!

Welcome!

I am a Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Colorado Denver and the Founding Director of the UCEA Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE), the only university center in the U.S. dedicated to school leadership, innovation, deeper learning, and technology. I’ve worked with hundreds of schools, districts, universities, and other organizations and blog frequently here at Dangerously Irrelevant.

 

Where’s Scott?

Below are some upcoming adventures. I am working in these key areas right now. Please get in touch if I can be of support to you!

 

  • January 24 – Anastasis Academy, Centennial, Colorado
  • January 27 – eDCSD Online, Englewood, Colorado
  • January 30 – Mattoon Community Schools, Mattoon, Illinois (virtual)
  • February 2 – Mattoon Community Schools, Mattoon, Illinois (virtual)
  • February 6 – Center for Applied Language Studies, Eugene, Oregon (virtual)
  • February 7 – Health Sciences High and Middle College, San Diego, California
  • February 8 – High Tech Middle Media Arts, San Diego, California
  • February 8 – High Tech Middle Chula Vista, Chula Vista, California
  • February 9 – Design39, San Diego, California
  • February 9 – Vista Innovation & Design Academy, Vista, California
  • February 15 – Kentucky Department of Education (statewide; virtual)
  • February 24 – Science Leadership Academy Middle School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • February 27 – Centre Learning Community Charter School, State College, Pennsylvania
  • February 27 – Delta Program Middle School, State College, Pennsylvania
  • March 18-23 – Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • March 28 – Peakview Academy at Conrad Ball, Loveland, Colorado
  • March 29 – Kentucky Department of Education (statewide; virtual)
  • April 5 – Kentucky Department of Education (statewide; virtual)
  • April 10 – Eminence Elementary School, Eminence, Kentucky
  • April 10 – Grace M. James Academy of Excellence, Louisville, Kentucky
  • April 11 – Explore! Community School, Nashville, Tennessee
  • April 12 – Clayton-Bradley Academy, Maryville, Tennessee
  • April 14 – The Mount Vernon School, Atlanta, Georgia
  • April 20 – STEM School, Highlands Ranch, Colorado
  • June 11-14 – InnEdCo Annual Conference, Breckenridge, Colorado
  • June 24-28 – ISTE Live, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • July 12-15 – NASSP Ignite, Denver, Colorado
  • August-September – Colorado Association of Middle Level Education (virtual)
  • October 26-28 – EARCOS Leadership Conference, Bangkok, Thailand

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Review: The Coach, Eduro Learning

Review: The Coach, Eduro Learning

[Disclaimer: Kim Cofino is a friend of mine and I highly respect her work!] Over the past months I have had the incredible privilege of spending a lot of time with Kim Cofino and her instructional coaching team at Eduro Learning. Not in person - Kim is in Bangkok,...

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Pretending at support for technology integration

Pretending at support for technology integration

I saw this post a while back in an educational technology forum: I have been given roughly an hour for PD on January 4th to work with teachers on anything that I'd like. I rotate between 7 sites pre-k to 12th grade, but I will be working with 4th grade-12th grade...

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Books I read in December 2022

Books I read in December 2022

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in December 2022... AI 2041, Chen Qiufan & Kai-Fu Lee (technology, sci fi) The Investigator, John Sandford (thriller) The Dark Hours, Michael Connelly (thriller) Bottom of the 33rd, Dan Barry (baseball) Nightfall and Other...

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Playing around with ChatGPT from OpenAI

Playing around with ChatGPT from OpenAI

I’ve been playing around with ChatGPT from OpenAI. Below are a few prompts and the responses generated by the artificial intelligence (AI) of ChatGPT. Be sure to see the last question below! Your thoughts? --- Can Holden Caulfield be considered a tragic hero? Holden...

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Books I read in November 2022

Books I read in November 2022

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in November 2022... Annotation, Remi Kalir & Antero Garcia (writing) A Search for Common Ground, Rick Hess & Pedro Noguera (education) Old Man’s War, John Scalzi (sci fi) Brother John, Rutledge Etheridge (sci fi) Qalea...

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Book Review: Annotation

Book Review: Annotation

I finally had a chance to read Annotation by Remi Kalir and Antero Garcia. Although I’ve never met Antero, Remi is my faculty colleague here at the University of Colorado Denver. Remi tells fascinating stories about annotation (no, really!), so I was excited to read...

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