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20 Ways to Spark Innovation in Others

20 Ways to Spark Innovation in Others | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Many forward-thinking organizations, these days, are launching all kinds of initiatives to crank up innovation. Their intention is a good one, but their execution is often not.
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Interactive graphic: Compare how nations are meeting the challenge of responsible and inclusive growth

Interactive graphic: Compare how nations are meeting the challenge of responsible and inclusive growth | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Each year, the World Economic Forum (WEF) produces its Global Competitiveness Report, a comprehensive assessment of national economic competitiveness. The WEF organizes its analyses into rankings to shed light on the drivers contributing to national productivity and prosperity. Explore the map to compare the most globally and regionally competitive countries, and engage with dat
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Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning

Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Sir Ken Robinson said the current education system is designed to create conformist and compliant students, but this approach doesn't honor the diversity and
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A New PD Model for a New Era in Teaching

A New PD Model for a New Era in Teaching | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In 2017, it seems nonsensical that teachers would wait for the latest pedagogy to be made known to them by a board. Social media platforms and the Internet currently offer teachers unlimited access…
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Here’s How We Can Reinvent the Classroom for the Digital Age

Here’s How We Can Reinvent the Classroom for the Digital Age | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
When I was in elementary school, about 50 years ago, teachers used to stand in front of a class of 40 or 50 children and write on a blackboard with chalk. To make sure the material was absorbed, the teacher asked occasional questions and assigned lots of homework. If students discussed their homework or helped …
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15 Ideas To Go Beyond Makers Space… Building a Makers Culture

15 Ideas To Go Beyond Makers Space… Building a Makers Culture | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
As a New Year begins we all think about what we can make happen in this New Year. I thought it only appropriate to think about the idea of  Making and Creating in education. In this article, I have some ideas to allow Making and Creating to become part of the school culture.  Before continuing,…
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7 Qualities That Promote Teacher Leadership in Schools

7 Qualities That Promote Teacher Leadership in Schools | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Empowering teachers to lead and learn from other teacher-leaders can improve the learning experience for students.
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5 Best Practices to Globalize Your School

5 Best Practices to Globalize Your School | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
This post is part of a blog series written by VIF International Education(@vifglobaled) on global education and equitable preparation in the classroom originally published on Getting Smart …
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The 5 Skills That Innovative Leaders Have in Common

Based on an analysis of 5,000 leaders.
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What do we mean when we say, “Transformative learning experiences powered by technology”?

What do we mean when we say, “Transformative learning experiences powered by technology”? | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
When I was in the fourth grade, I lived in a small, mostly rural community surrounded by giant rice fields in Arkansas. I spent my summers floating stick boats down the gutter after a thunderstorm or…
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17 Hard Things You Have to Do to Be a Great Leader - Lesley Myrick

17 Hard Things You Have to Do to Be a Great Leader - Lesley Myrick | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Every summer, my church Mosaic hosts the SHE WKND – an inspiring weekend retreat for women. I wasn’t able to attend this year; however, my friend Hillary did, and I loved the information she shared in her recap. Each of the women in attendance was given a handout with the 17 hard things you have to do to be... Read more »
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5 Ways Ultra-Competitive People Overcome Procrastination

5 Ways Ultra-Competitive People Overcome Procrastination | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
It's more than just time management.
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Teachers Create what they Experience | Katie Martin | TEDxElCajonSalon

Create a shared vision of teaching and learning. Using learning as a process and not an event. Allow authentic learning through practice, trail, an
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Being a Strategic Leader Is About Asking the Right Questions

It’s what your team really needs.
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3 Competencies With the Greatest Impact on Leadership Effectiveness

3 Competencies With the Greatest Impact on Leadership Effectiveness | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The role of the leader has never been as important or demanding as it is today. Leaders at all levels must deliver consistent, sustainable results in leaner organizations and get things done day to d…
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6 Practices that “Work” to Accelerate Student Learning

6 Practices that “Work” to Accelerate Student Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In education, we are often inundated with programs, curriculums, and frameworks that are “guaranteed to increase student learning”. Promises of a silver bullet that will fix all learning difficulties find their way to teachers and administrators alike. But as John Hattie points out in Visible Learning, it’s hard not to show growth or “evidence” for…
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Why Is Measuring Learning So Difficult?

Several higher education learning and assessment professionals discuss the difficulties of measuring learning.
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Professor Hattie on how to improve learning in the classroom - YouTube

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Connecting Principals & Dropping Digital

Connecting Principals & Dropping Digital | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
This morning, I am pleased to have the opportunity to work with PQP Part 1 Candidates in the OPC PQP course at HWDSB. In conversation with their instructor, my friend and colleague and exemplary pr…
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What Does a 'Modern Classroom' Look Like—and What Should Educators Leave Behind? (EdSurge News)

What Does a 'Modern Classroom' Look Like—and What Should Educators Leave Behind? (EdSurge News) | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Want to hear the full panel? Check out the latest episode of the EdSurge On Air podcast here.The classroom. Since the 1950s, the setup of your average second, sixth or tenth grade classroom hasn’t changed all that much. Desks lined up, students facing forward, teacher up at the front giving a lect
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4 steps to deeper conversation - Working At The Edge

4 steps to deeper conversation - Working At The Edge | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Last month I shared a post on the lack of deep conversation, primarily on social media – mindlessly retweeting content and reading blog posts without connecting to the writer or ideas. At the time, I shared the hunch that a lot of surface level conversation is driven by a lack of focus, but I didn’t …
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Learning Network Leadership – A Path Forward

Learning Network Leadership – A Path Forward | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
If we are to build an effective learning network, what will it look like? An effective learning network is complex, changing, growing, shrinking, morphing over old, new and evolving platforms.  It …
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4 Non-Negotiables for Schools

4 Non-Negotiables for Schools | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
As my daughter just passed her fourth month in this world, it is amazing to see how curious she is about the world.  Her wide eyes seemingly notice everything around her, and watching her try new t…
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Are librarians the key to a Future Ready school?

Are librarians the key to a Future Ready school? | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
School and district leaders should consider a Future Ready Librarian framework to better enable innovative strategies and practices.
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Are You a Change Leader or a Change Manager? | NextGen Learning

Are You a Change Leader or a Change Manager? | NextGen Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
As leaders, we are often called upon to address change. I wanted to understand the distinction between managing change and leading it.
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