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Four Ways School Leaders Can Support Meaningful Innovation

Four Ways School Leaders Can Support Meaningful Innovation | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Justin Reich outlines ways school leaders can identify, apply and nurture changes that are needed to make sure education is keeping up with students' needs.
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When Vision Blinds You: How to Avoid the Ahab Leadership Trap

When Vision Blinds You: How to Avoid the Ahab Leadership Trap | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Consider the danger of thinking you own the truth.
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Cultivating a Culture of Risk-Takers Leads to Innovation in Schools

We share evidence and practitioner-based learning strategies that empower you to improve K-12 education.
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EdTech — Not About The Device — Now What?

In 2014 I wrote an article for KQED Mindshift discussing how critical it was for Education to move beyond “the device” and focus on how the device could impact learning in a more engaging, meaningful…
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Great Teams Are About Personalities, Not Just Skills

Having the right mix of people is critical.
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Crafting a Vision for Empowered Learning and Teaching: Beyond the $1,000 Pencil

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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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Dr. Michael Fullan - The Role of a School Leader - November Learning

Dr. Michael Fullan - The Role of a School Leader - November Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
This podcast was produced in partnership with Cisco Education Dr. Michael Fullan is an international expert on leadership and managing change. His work is research based across networks of schools with serious results. This podcast covers select concepts of the role of the school leader in building cultures that support innovation.
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School district in B.C. tries grade-free report cards

School district in B.C. tries grade-free report cards | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The district wants to focus on detailed feedback rather than formal marks to give students a better idea of how they’re doing
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How to Embrace an Open Culture in Your Classroom

How to Embrace an Open Culture in Your Classroom | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
As a teacher, there is nothing worse than irrelevant, impractical and (dare I say it?) boring professional development. In fact, I learn more from other teachers both in my school and online than I have from most professional development. This type of learning is called an open culture of learning and George Couros, author of […]
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What are the 21st-century skills every student needs?

What are the 21st-century skills every student needs? | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Will classes in curiosity, problem-solving and creative thinking soon be on the curriculum? Our latest report thinks it should.
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Want to Become an Expert School Leader? Ask More Questions.

By Sheeba Jacob - Always trying to be the expert school leader is not the answer. Asking the right questions so you can develop expertise is.
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Want to Be a Great Leader? Adopt These 5 Easy Habits

Want to Be a Great Leader? Adopt These 5 Easy Habits | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Research has identified the five most important competencies for leadership.
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How an #EdTech Lens Can Improve a Learning Culture

How an #EdTech Lens Can Improve a Learning Culture | 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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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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