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8 steps leaders take to communicate more effectively

8 steps leaders take to communicate more effectively | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
1. Leaders Listen Instead of waiting to speak, leaders truly listen to what their employee is saying. In order to communicate directives which will drive r
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Learner-Centered Design

Learner-Centered  Design | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Greg Whitby shared this post by Richard Branson, referencing the book, “The End of Average” by Todd Rose (how is that for an “inception” sentence to start off a blog post!).…
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4 Traits Of Introverts That Make Them Great Leaders

4 Traits Of Introverts That Make Them Great Leaders | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
They may not command a room or be classically charismatic, but introverts have many traits that make them excel in leadership roles.
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Technologies that Aid Learning Partnerships on Real-World, Authentic Tasks | CODE

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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. …
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Wynne panel to look at retooling Ontario’s economy | Toronto Star

Wynne panel to look at retooling Ontario’s economy  | Toronto Star | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Workforce group will look at ways to make better use of diverse skills and promote “entrepreneurial spirit.”
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Technology and Education in British Columbia | Government’s plan to continue growing B.C.’s technology sector

Technology and Education in British Columbia | Government’s plan to continue growing B.C.’s technology sector | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
David Shortreed is a District Vice-Principal who works across 42 K-12 schools in the Greater Victoria School District #61, mentoring and collaborating with
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How to Determine if Student Engagement is Leading to Learning

How to Determine if Student Engagement is Leading to Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Student engagement is a top priority for educators, but engagement doesn't always mean the kids are learning.
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Top 10 Skills To Succeed In The Workplace Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Top 10 Skills To Succeed In The Workplace Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Top 10 Skills To Succeed In The Workplace Infographic The Top 10 skills for the successful 21st-century worker infographic by University of Phoenix details the Top 10 skills needed to succeed in the 21st Century workplace, as well as some insight on how best to acquire them.   Via: www.phoenix.edu
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A New Pedagogy is Emerging... and Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor | teachonline.ca

A New Pedagogy is Emerging... and Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor | teachonline.ca | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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PBL: What Does It Take for a Project to Be "Authentic"?

PBL: What Does It Take for a Project to Be "Authentic"? | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
John Larmer of the Buck Institute for Education looks at the criteria determining whether or not project based learning is authentic, and how important this distinction might be.
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The Learning Puzzle - Deeper than Knowledge

The Learning Puzzle - Deeper than Knowledge | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
For the past year and a half, Canadian education journalist Erin Millar has been documenting an unprecedented effort to reimagine education. The initiative — called New Pedagogies for Deep Learning — is a partnership between education experts, schools systems, philanthropic and private sector organizations and hundreds of schools around the world.  Deeper Than Knowledge is an effort …
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Entrepreneurship Education Reimagined

Entrepreneurship Education Reimagined | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
By Gary Schoeniger - We must examine the institutional factors that inhibit the development of entrepreneurial education, behaviors, and skills.
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8 Skills to Look for in a Director of Technology

8 Skills to Look for in a Director of Technology | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A technology director for your school or district needs to have other vital skills that go beyond knowing technology and networking.
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The Ability to be Taught

The Ability to be Taught | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Ability to be Taught ““The one really competitive skill is the skill of being able to learn.” ~Seymour Papert ” I use that quote often in my presentations, because even though Papert said that 18...
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3 Questions for the Visionary Leader

3 Questions for the Visionary Leader | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
I love the Seth Godin quote above. It is one that guides my thinking as we move forward in education, and if you want to be someone who influences change in yourself and others (a leader), here are...
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The 10 skills you need to thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The 10 skills you need to thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
These are the top 10 skills you will need in the workplace in 2020.
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Two Things to Do After Every Meeting

Two Things to Do After Every Meeting | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Don’t let progress end when the meeting does.
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Eight Career Skills You Need To Be Competitive In 2016

Eight Career Skills You Need To Be Competitive In 2016 | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The mix of hard and soft skills it takes to get hired change as quickly as business does. Here's what it will take this year.
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Ontario's Current Education Tech Model Is Stuck In 2004

Ontario's Current Education Tech Model Is Stuck In 2004 | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Access to e-learning solutions is less pressing today than ever. More schools, teachers, and students have access to the internet than ever before. More than ever, there is choice in the market. Every product segment of education technology is exploding with well-funded competition, and many of them offer free solutions for teachers. So why are we still funding outdated one-size-fits-all models when it comes to tech in classrooms?
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Leadership from the Middle | Canadian Education Association (CEA)

Leadership from the Middle | Canadian Education Association (CEA) | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
My colleagues and I have been working on “whole system change” (how all schools in a province/state/country can improve) since we carried out the evaluation of England’s literacy and numeracy strategy from 1998-2002.1 We then applied the lessons from England to Ontario’s reform strategy that began in 2003.
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Stop, Start, Continue: Conceptual Understanding Meets Applied Problem Solving

Stop, Start, Continue: Conceptual Understanding Meets Applied Problem Solving | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
To better understand how educating individuals can make a global difference, consider what we should stop doing, what we should start doing, and what we should continue doing.
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