Archive for the 'leadership' tag

“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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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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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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What we choose not to do matters

Seth Godin said: most of the stuff that goes wrong, much of the organizational breakdown, the...
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Don’t underestimate Kelly Tenkely

It would be very easy to underestimate Kelly Tenkely. She’s young, she’s hip, she’s got a...
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Personalizing every student’s level of success

The Van Meter Schools have long been an incubator for innovation. Van Meter was one of our earliest...
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Rethinking learning time in Clear Lake

Clear Lake Middle School (CLMS) knew where it wanted to go. It just needed to put some new...
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