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What teachers need to do, Noam Chomsky on assessment

What teachers need to do, Noam Chomsky on assessment | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Passing tests doesn’t begin to compare with searching and inquiring and into pursuing topics that engages and excite us. That’s far more significant than passing tests. In fact, if that’s the kind ...
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Please, Stop Calling Students Lazy.

Please, Stop Calling Students Lazy. | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
I hate it when teachers call their students lazy. Or when they refer to having the class from “Hell”. When teachers say that do they really know what they’re saying? I’m offended when I hear that. ...
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Google for Education: Bringing Learning Online

Google for Education: Bringing Learning Online | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In recent years many innovative schools have begun a shift toward the use of educational technology. Even though your institution may be ready to make a similar transition, it’s not always clear where to start. Without a clear vision and wise counsel, such a shift can be time-consuming as well as costly.
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Developing an Organizational Mindset of Innovation

Developing an Organizational Mindset of Innovation | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Building an innovation mindset in schools means taking clear and actionable steps. Hear how all stakeholders can work together towards this goal in David Jakes latest post. 
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Reinventing School From the Ground Up For Inquiry Learning

Reinventing School From the Ground Up For Inquiry Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Can inquiry-based and project-based learning exist in a traditional industrial-age school? It may be time for schools to invent fresh ecosystems designed specifically for inquiry.
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Life of an Educator: 10 shifts for educators to make in the upcoming school year

Life of an Educator: 10 shifts for educators to make in the upcoming school year | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Literacy in the Digital Age

Literacy in the Digital Age | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
I have identified thirteen literacies that our students need to become well-rounded 21st-century citizens. These literacies are not taught as separate literacies but are taught across the content...
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Most Important Leadership Lessons from The Top CEOs of the World

Most Important Leadership Lessons from The Top CEOs of the World | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Most Important Leadership Lessons from The Top CEOs of the World
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Tapping Into the Influencers

Tapping Into the Influencers | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The common approach for many schools and organizations to move technology initiatives forward is to tap into the "edtech" people in the school, teach them the new technology, and hope they share it...
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11 Tips for Brand New Leaders | Joya Martin

11 Tips for Brand New Leaders | Joya Martin | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
You've finally made it to the top. You're in charge. Here's where the real work begins. Here are 11 tips to help you succeed as a new business leader.
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How to Build a Successful School Technology Program

How to Build a Successful School Technology Program | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Technology is a catalyst for change. If you want to disrupt a classroom full of children or young adults, try handing out an iPad or a Chromebook to each of them. You'll see lots of activity and excitement, but without solid planning and expectations...
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We need schools to be different | Dangerously Irrelevant

We need schools to be different | Dangerously Irrelevant | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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The Eight New Attributes of Modern Educational Leaders

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Culture: How Does It Impact the Transformation of 21st Century Schools? | LFA: Join The Conversation - Public School Insights

Culture: How Does It Impact the Transformation of 21st Century Schools? | LFA: Join The Conversation - Public School Insights | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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A new brand of superintendents and their visions for 2015 | CTQ

A new brand of superintendents and their visions for 2015 | CTQ | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Effective Leadership of Introverts: 7 Things for Leaders to Know

Effective Leadership of Introverts: 7 Things for Leaders to Know | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Effective Leadership of Introverts: 7 Things for Leaders to Know
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Brilliant: The Science of How We Get Smarter

Brilliant: The Science of How We Get Smarter | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Most of us assume that intelligence is immutable, set by our genetic inheritance or by our upbringing. Writer and reporter Annie Murphy Paul explodes that myth by revealing the impact of the microenvironment. This podcast is available for download on iTunes
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If we want better students, end the 19th-century ‘grading game’

If we want better students, end the 19th-century ‘grading game’ | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The rigidity of using only grades to determine future success has stifled creativity and reinforced a negative climate for learning
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Why Schools Should Pay More Attention To Students' Grit And Self-Control

Why Schools Should Pay More Attention To Students' Grit And Self-Control | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
It may be just as important to evaluate schools based on students’ levels of motivation and perseverance as it is to judge them based on students' standardized test scores.

A report released by the National Bureau of Economic Research in D...
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The Answers Can't Be Found In The Back of the Book

The Answers Can't Be Found In The Back of the Book | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
2014 is coming to a close, and as I read the many excellent reflective educator "end of the year" blogs, so many are asking how to move forward in 2015. There is no simple answer to that question. ...
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What Makes Leaders Innovative? New Study Identifies The 10 Keys

What Makes Leaders Innovative? New Study Identifies The 10 Keys | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
“All the money in the world, all the research and development resources in the world aren’t really worth a hoot, without innovative leadership.  Money does not follow ideas; it follows leaders,” said Forbes Contributor Henry Doss in his recent post about innovation. Many organizations would like to create more innovative [...]
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Google | Jonathan Wylie: Instructional Technology Consultant

Google | Jonathan Wylie: Instructional Technology Consultant | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Posts about Google written by jonathanwylie
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Research: 10 Traits of Innovative Leaders - HBR

Research: 10 Traits of Innovative Leaders - HBR | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
What makes the most effective managers tick.
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What do we lose?

What do we lose? | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
View image | gettyimages.com   Greystone Centennial Middle School is hosting their fifth "Innovation Week" (if you want to learn more, connect with Jesse McLean on Twitter), where students sug...
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Smartphones: From Toy to Tool

Smartphones: From Toy to Tool | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Since students already have smartphones in hand, why not build classroom activities around them? Be sure all stakeholders are on board, and set some ground rules.
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