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Our Founding Fathers Rocked Their Personal Learning Networks.

Our Founding Fathers Rocked Their Personal Learning Networks. | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
I think the success of our founding fathers was based largely on the personal learning network they each created. In a previous post, I talked about the volume of information leaders like Thomas Je...
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Thinking With Them - Modern Learners

Thinking With Them - Modern Learners | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In our Changeleader Facebook group (which is nearing 600 people and hosting some intense conversations…join us) I tagged a few people including Ryan McClintock of the Mosaic Collective at Castle Rock (CO) High School to talk about the difference between work that’s focused on making schools “better” vs. making them “different.” For those of you …
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Education World: Rethinking Reshaping Schools

Rethinking Reshaping Schools
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5 Ways to Becoming a Super Effective Leader 

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21,108 Added | 15 Magazines | 23 Likes | 22 Following | 180.1M Followers | @flipboard | Official Flipboard account
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Are You a Cook or a Chef? - Modern Learners

Are You a Cook or a Chef? - Modern Learners | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A few days ago, a superintendent who I respect very much sent me this Twitter message in the middle of a back and forth about what real, relevant change in education looks like. “Too many look for cookbook recipes to use; unfortunately more educators are cooks than chefs.” That really got me thinking, especially in …
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Thoroughly Modern Learning - Modern Learners

Thoroughly Modern Learning - Modern Learners | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
One of the reasons I’ve pushed back pretty hard against the popular “21st Century Learning” meme is that despite the explosion of learning opportunities that the Web brings us, there’s a whole bunch of important thinking around learning that is from centuries past, timeless truths about learning if you will. And if you read this space or my personal …
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Global Competencies, Innovation and the Iterative Process of Posting & Sharing Ideas

Global Competencies, Innovation and the Iterative Process of Posting & Sharing Ideas | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Last week’s blog was on innovation and this week I’m hoping to link innovation to the Global Competencies.  If I drill down my thinking, this blog is really about the iterative process of sharing i…
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What would your ideal education system look like? - Quora

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Crafting a Vision for Empowered Learning and Teaching: Beyond the $1,000 Pencil - November Learning

Crafting a Vision for Empowered Learning and Teaching: Beyond the $1,000 Pencil - November Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Article produced in partnership with Cisco Education High-speed networks, digital devices, and creative applications are revolutionizing education.  Students can be empowered to take their learning to deeper and deeper levels while developing essential skills that will prepare them for success in the 21st century. For example, our once-isolated classrooms now can connect students to authentic audiences around the world, leading to a deeper understanding of global issues.  Powerful yet easy-to-use software tools can empower educators and students alike to create top-quality digital tutorials to contribute and build much more support for all learners.   Our students now have access to [...]
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Learning is Personal not Personalized - Modern Learners

Learning is Personal not Personalized - Modern Learners | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
It's personal not personalized learning that we should focus on. We need to have more critical conversations about complex learning environments.
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Is Technology Being Integrated Effectively?

Is Technology Being Integrated Effectively? | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A blog about digital leadership, pedagogy, learning, and transformative change in education.
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Beyond the Hype: 5 Ways to Think About Virtual and Augmented Reality in Schools (EdSurge News)

Beyond the Hype: 5 Ways to Think About Virtual and Augmented Reality in Schools (EdSurge News) | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
For many educators, the term “virtual reality” may seem like an oxymoron—a tantalizing idea with promise and potential that has yet to materialize in the classroom. But last weekend, the Immersive Storytelling Symposium at the Parsons School of Design in New York City offered a glimpse of the possib
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The Simple Formula to Improving Your Performing (in Anything)

The Simple Formula to Improving Your Performing (in Anything) | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The formula for improved performance in any aspect of your life is actually quite simple.
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The Single Reason Tom Brady and the New England Patriots Won Super Bowl 51

The Single Reason Tom Brady and the New England Patriots Won Super Bowl 51 | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
All great work is founded on this single quality.
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Capturing Improvement - How Schools Secure and Sustain Improvement

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The 1 Mindset Habit Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Oprah All Share

The 1 Mindset Habit Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Oprah All Share | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Don't overlook the big reason behind their incredible success.
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The Condition of “Open” – Modern Learning

The Condition of “Open” – Modern Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Right now, think about the typical classroom in whatever school that is a part of your life. Whether you’re a parent, a teacher, a superintendent, take an inventory right now of what “conditions…
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Quality in Learning and Teaching | Using Mobile Devices in your Teaching

Quality in Learning and Teaching | Using Mobile Devices in your Teaching | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Making GREAT Makerspaces: The 7 Attributes of a GREAT Makerspace - Worlds of Learning

Making GREAT Makerspaces: The 7 Attributes of a GREAT Makerspace - Worlds of Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
My work with schools across the Nation on planning and creating makerspaces has proven to me that while anyone can create a makerspace, there are distinct differences between makerspaces and GREAT makerspaces.  GREAT makerspaces are unique to your school community, vibrant for now, and sustainable into the future. Recently on Instagram, I had a series …
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4 Questions to Lay the Foundation for a “Culture of Innovation”

4 Questions to Lay the Foundation for a “Culture of Innovation” | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
When I talk about “innovation in education”, creativity in schools, or meaningful use of technology, I always begin by saying that nothing I say matters if you do not build relationship…
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7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

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The Seeds That Seymour Sowed – MIT MEDIA LAB

The Seeds That Seymour Sowed – MIT MEDIA LAB | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
This post is an adapted version of Mitchel’s presentation at Thinking about Thinking about Seymour, an MIT Media Lab symposium on January 26 2017, celebrating the work and ideas of Seymour Papert…
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11 Ways the Most Successful People Differ From Everyone Else

11 Ways the Most Successful People Differ From Everyone Else | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
It's all about having the discipline to do the same simple things every day.
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Empowering Students Through Technology: Moving Beyond EngagementASCD Inservice

Empowering Students Through Technology: Moving Beyond EngagementASCD Inservice | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Many schools have seen dramatic increases in technology’s use and availability in teaching and learning, but when does it really make a difference?
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CoSN’s Planning Tool Helps Schools Move to a Digital Environment

CoSN’s Planning Tool Helps Schools Move to a Digital Environment | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Framework offers up best practices to accelerate your digital transformation.
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