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LTS: Schools of the Future. Prof Stephen Heppell

One of a series of Learning and Teaching Scotland videos in their "Journey to excellence; views from leading thinkers" series. http://www.journeytoexcellence...
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TedXKitchenerED

TedXKitchenerED | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
I am thrilled to be speaking at TedXKitchenerED on the evening of May 20th.The theme for the event is Fostering Connectivity. I'll be speaking on the need for new forms of leadership in education, ...
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SAMR and Bloom's Taxonomy: Assembling the Puzzle

SAMR and Bloom's Taxonomy: Assembling the Puzzle | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Note: If you aren't familiar with SAMR, check out our video Introduction to the SAMR Model. For teachers just starting out with educational technology, the task at hand can sometimes seem daunting. Even though tools such as the SAMR model can help, the plethora of...
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More on Student Questioning in the Classroom

More on Student Questioning in the Classroom | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
For the better part of the last week, I've been consumed with the notion that one of my primary responsibilities as a teacher is to encourage student questioning in my classroom. My thinking is bei...
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Why We're More Likely To Remember Content With Images And Video (Infographic)

Why We're More Likely To Remember Content With Images And Video (Infographic) | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Without a visual component, your message might not be getting heard.
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Before You Move Onto the Next Big Thing...

Before You Move Onto the Next Big Thing... | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Often after presentations, I will hear things like, "This is really cool, but what's the next big thing in education?" My response? Shouldn't we become great at what we are doing now first? The pro...
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Blended Learning in the Mix: The Engaged Administrator

Blended Learning in the Mix: The Engaged Administrator | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
For a successful school-wide blended learning program, administrators should remove obstacles, let teachers lead, and remain engaged with the process as well as the results.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 15, 10:15 PM

The basis of being a learner is being learned to some extent. It would be different to include teachers' voices in the conversation.

 

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The Now Literacies Through the Lens of Sharing

The Now Literacies Through the Lens of Sharing | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
I am excited to share ( :) ) the keynote I am presenting at EVAC2014 in Maturin, Venezuela. Looking at the “Now” literacies, , including digital, media and global literacy, we are preparing student...
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5 Questions You Should Ask Your Principal

#173092166 / gettyimages.com   I was recently asked by a superintendent if I had some questions to ask his principals to start off the year.  The questions I gave him were based on the followi...
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 10, 8:27 PM

The challenge is getting past the rhetoric. Teaching is a complicated process which cannot be summarized in five questions.

 

The question I would have of any prinicipal is when was the last time you were in a classroom? What do you know about these students?

 

To say that when a principal sneezes everyone gets a cold is insulting and demeaning. It speaks volumes about the distance between teaching and managing in School.

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7 Pillars Of Digital Leadership In Education

7 Pillars Of Digital Leadership In Education | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners

The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
You have no excuse for being bored.
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Back to School: Looking beyond the 3 R's | Toronto Star

Back to School: Looking beyond the 3 R's | Toronto Star | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A report card on how well a school nurtures body and soul as well as brain “would be a wonderful thing,” student says.
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The 3 C’s of Educational Leadership

The 3 C’s of Educational Leadership | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The changing face of education means there is a change in educational leadership.  To keep up with these changes, educational leaders need to engage in the 3 C’s of Educational Leadership:  Connect...
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5 Questions You Should Ask Your Principal

5 Questions You Should Ask Your Principal | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
#173092166 / gettyimages.com   I was recently asked by a superintendent if I had some questions to ask his principals to start off the year.  The questions I gave him were based on the followi...
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2014 Mandate letter from @Kathleen_Wynne to Education Minister Liz Sandals

2014 Mandate letter from @Kathleen_Wynne to Education Minister Liz Sandals | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Premier's instructions to the Minister on priorities for the year 2014
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What Effective Principals Do

What Effective Principals Do | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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8 Tips to Create a Twitter-Driven School Culture

8 Tips to Create a Twitter-Driven School Culture | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Administrators can create a more connected school culture by modeling Twitter use and encouraging staff to work, play, and learn through the medium.
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These Are Τhe 10 Amazing TED Talks You Need Τo Watch

These Are Τhe 10 Amazing TED Talks You Need Τo Watch | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
When it comes to acquiring knowledge, there is only one place on the Internet nowadays, every successful person would suggest without hesitation - TED talk
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8 Characteristics of the "Innovator's Mindset"

8 Characteristics of the "Innovator's Mindset" | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Recently I explored the notion of the “Innovator’s Mindset”, and have thought a lot about this idea.  As I look to write on the topic of “Leading Innovative Change” within schools, we are looking t...
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6 Quick Questions to Determine Technology's Value

6 Quick Questions to Determine Technology's Value | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Reposted from MindShift: "Author, speaker and former teacher Alan November agrees with Graber that SAMR doesn’t provide enough concrete guidance. Many of his graduate students present technology pr...
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Disrupting Education: 8 Ideas That Will Break It Once And For All

Disrupting Education: 8 Ideas That Will Break It Once And For All | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Disrupting Education: 8 Ideas That Will Break It Once And For All by Terry Heick As education changes, it depends primarily on internal catalysts for…
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Report Details 5 Keys to Using Technology to Help At-Risk Students -- THE Journal

Report Details 5 Keys to Using Technology to Help At-Risk Students -- THE Journal | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Written by Linda Darling-Hammond, Molly B. Zielezinski and Shelley Goldman, the report includes a review of the literature studying the impact of technology on at-risk students, as well as recommendations for districts.
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Teaching assistants: New revolutionary model for effective use of support staff - Education - TES News

Teaching assistants: New revolutionary model for effective use of support staff - Education - TES News | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Breaking education news about schools and further education. Find leading opinion, podcasts, comment and analysis on education from TES News
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17 Things Every Successful Leader Says Every Day

17 Things Every Successful Leader Says Every Day | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Successful leaders get that way because they have a positive attitude, and they know how to build strong and enduring relationships with their employees. Instead of becoming adversaries, they become partners with their employees -- earning their resp...
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Ontario invests $150 million for iPads in the classroom

Ontario invests $150 million for iPads in the classroom | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Ontario’s Education Minister announced $150 million in funding for technology — think Apple iPads — at a Hamilton elementary school on Thursday.
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The Global Search for Education: How to Lead Well

The Global Search for Education: How to Lead Well | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
"The existing model of collaboration between the public and private sectors limits innovation in sectors that are substantially publicly funded." - Esko Aho



How do highly effective leaders lift their organizations to extraordinary level...
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