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What Really Engages All Students?

What Really Engages All Students? | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Is it a fun, friendly, and entertaining teacher?  Sure, for a while that works, until the novelty wears off.  Is it a rigorous curriculum that is filled with academic challenges?  No doubt, as long...
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Excellent blog post on the need to sharpen our focus on what is really important to our students in the classroom.

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The Loneliness of the First Follower

The Loneliness of the First Follower | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
It's harder to follow than it is to lead.   Leaders have passion for what they do.  They have practiced sticking out their necks, taking risks, trying new things, and failing. For leaders, bei...
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Jumping In First

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#150542282 / gettyimages.com   A common thing I hear in regards to technology and our understanding of it goes along the lines of, "Kids are amazing...we can just learn it from them!" Although...
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5 Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology

5 Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Josh Work, middle school teacher and Marine Corps reservist, talks about teachers who struggle with technology and offers five professional development tips that can bring staff up to speed for school-wide technology integration initiatives.
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Technology Integration Matrix: Assess Yourself!

Technology Integration Matrix: Assess Yourself! | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
I came across this awesome matrix today and was excited about how I could use it to assess my own classroom and those of my colleagues around how effective our technology integration is. As always,...
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Toward better technology integration: Introducing trudacot | Dangerously Irrelevant

Toward better technology integration: Introducing trudacot | Dangerously Irrelevant | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Learning In Burlington: Thinking About More Relevant Schools and Classrooms...(Part One)

Learning In Burlington: Thinking About More Relevant Schools and Classrooms...(Part One) | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Does Tech Hold Back Educators?

Does Tech Hold Back Educators? | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
I just read a post by my friend, Tony Sinanis, #EdCamp: What's The Point? Tony had an unconnected colleague attend an Edcamp. The colleague was most impressed with the ever-present passion. Accordi...
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Schools Need to Work Better for Kids than Adults

Schools Need to Work Better for Kids than Adults | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The world is changing, but many schools are not. Are the needs of our learners being met, and will they be prepared to succeed in this world?...
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What Are the Most Powerful Uses of Tech for Learning?

What Are the Most Powerful Uses of Tech for Learning? | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The digital divide is not just about access to devices -- a disparity in powerful uses of technology could be even more difficult to overcome.

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Superintendent's Office - DPS109 | John Hattie’s 8 Mindframes for Teachers

Superintendent's Office - DPS109 | John Hattie’s 8 Mindframes for Teachers | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Donna Fry (@fryed)'s curator insight, August 7, 1:27 AM

Transforming thinking in the classroom.

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5 Characteristics of an Innovative Organization

5 Characteristics of an Innovative Organization | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
As the year has wrapped up for most North American schools, I look back at my year and realize how blessed I am to not only be able to travel the world and share my experience with others, but also...
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4 Big Things Transformational Teachers Do

4 Big Things Transformational Teachers Do | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Transformational teachers create experiences in their classrooms, melding the art and science of any subject and making their students care about learning.
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What does John Hattie think about education? - David Didau: The Learning Spy

What does John Hattie think about education? - David Didau: The Learning Spy | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
If you don’t yet know, BBC Radio 4 have lined up a series of 8 interviews with the leading lights of the education world. In the second programme of the series, Sarah Montague interviews professor John Hattie on ‘what works’ in education. Here it is. Whatever your opinion of effect sizes and meta-analyses, Visible Learning has
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Teaching Strategies: 10 Things Successful Educators Do

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Teaching Strategies: 10 Things Successful Educators Do
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Memo to CEOs: It's about the team, stupid | @SmartBrief

Memo to CEOs: It's about the team, stupid | @SmartBrief | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Many leaders trumpet failure, but these celebrations often seem more like an opportunity to spin one’s mistakes rather than coming to terms with them.
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How To Promote Continuous Learning In Your Organization

How To Promote Continuous Learning In Your Organization | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Discover 3 measures based on neuroscience that will help leaders to create a continuous learning environment in their organization.
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8 Education Books for the Digital Age: Connected Educators Series

8 Education Books for the Digital Age: Connected Educators Series | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Blog post at Brilliant or Insane :

Ask any of the thousands of teachers who regularly use Twitter, Pinterest, or Facebook about connected education, and you may get an ea[..]
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Leading in a time of…

Leading in a time of… | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Anyone who regularly reads my blog would know that in the last year there are two key elements of leadership that I have been struggling with. The more current one involves the teacher dispute going o
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4 Big Things Transformational Teachers Do

4 Big Things Transformational Teachers Do | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Transformational teachers create experiences in their classrooms, melding the art and science of any subject and making their students care about learning.
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Upgrading Education for the Global 21st Century

Upgrading Education for the Global 21st Century | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Schools know how to teach literacy and critical thinking skills. Heidi Hayes Jacobs added two other dimensions of literacy pertinent to future success: digital literacy and global literacy.
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#Edchatnz - NZ leads Education

#Edchatnz - NZ leads Education | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
#EdchatNZ - How one 'lone nut' can change education. I've just had the pleasure of doing two presentations at the first #EdchatNZ conference at the splendid Hobsonville Point secondary School  (@hp...
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New Pedagogies for Deep Learning by Michael Fullan | Whitepaper June 2013


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Donna Fry (@fryed)'s curator insight, August 7, 2:35 AM

Students and teachers as active partners, captivated by education.

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Key Learning Skills That Lead to 21st Century Success (Free Downloadable Poster ) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Key Learning Skills That Lead to 21st Century Success (Free Downloadable Poster ) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Eight Leader Habits of a Learning Culture - The Performance Improvement Blog

Eight Leader Habits of a Learning Culture - The Performance Improvement Blog | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Eight leader habits are essential to a learning culture. These are behaviors ingrained in the routines and rituals of organizations that are continually learning and learning how to learn. Leaders in these organizations do the following: Send the message -...
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