Archive for the 'vision' tag

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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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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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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The biggest indictment of our schools is not their failure to raise test scores

The latest results are available from the annual Gallup poll of middle and high school students....
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5 whys and 4 negotiables

I enjoyed Pam Lowe’s recent post about personalized learning. She asked four important questions:...
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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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Dreaming big at Iowa BIG

Do you know about Iowa BIG? Co-located with a corporate startup accelerator at a former brownfield...
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