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The central elements of entrepreneurship education: a case study in Northern Finland

The central elements of entrepreneurship education: a case study in Northern Finland | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it
Eskola, L., Arhio, K., Simunaniemi, A-M., & Jokela, H. 2017. The central elements of entrepreneurship education: a case study in Northern Finland. Management, Knowledge and Learning International Conference 2017, 17–19 May 2017 Lublin, Poland.

"This study examines entrepreneurial education at three different levels – (1) comprehensive schools, (2) secondary schools, and (3) polytechnic schools and univers ities – to develop a comprehensive picture of the entrepreneurship education pathway in Northern Finland."

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7 Personal Growth Questions Every Teacher Must Ask Themselves by Lee Watanabe Crockett

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by Lee Watanabe Crockett

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7 Questions Principals Should Ask When Hiring Future-Ready Teachers

7 Questions Principals Should Ask When Hiring Future-Ready Teachers | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it
Education consultant and speaker Alan November says if we want to move education forward, school leaders must start hiring teachers who are globally connected,
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Teachers, Calibrate your Change-o-Meters!

Teachers, Calibrate your Change-o-Meters! | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it
Are you keeping up? Are we keeping up?

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 23, 2017 7:47 PM
" Digital technologies turn out to be 'both liberating and exploitative, democratizing and disempowering', and was 'described in our interviews as a site of increased individualization of responsibility and individualization of risk – supporting shifts in the nature of teachers’ work that could be seen as weakening collective interests as well as institutional responsibilities.'”

Heidegger argued we should not blindly and lifelessly use tools and we should treat them as the devil's work. Technology is a conversation with, through, and about our tools. Maybe teachers lag behind in some ways, but how do we know that?
Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, August 8, 2017 9:45 AM
Teachers, Calibrate your Change-o-Meters!
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Have a Clear Vision as a Leader to Enable Success

Have a Clear Vision as a Leader to Enable Success | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it
In order for a school community to thrive, there needs to be a shared, clear vision that helps to focus the mission. This action plan will help assert forward movement and develop a closer and more effective thread in the stakeholders within the district.

But a leader alone can't establish or develop this vision, it must be a group effort that grows and matures over time. We simply can't just write it and let it languish; we must nurture it and adjust it as we move along our path to ensure that we are staying faithful to what works best for our kids, in each of our communities.

And since growth requires constant change, we need to be able to adjust the vision and mission to the time we are currently working in.

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When considering school alignment, it is the vision that gives your organisation focus. It is what you should always come back to when making decisions about what is, and isn't, good for your organisation. #Leadership
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4 Things To Remember for Using Formative Assessment Effectively

4 Things To Remember for Using Formative Assessment Effectively | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it
This article discusses 4 of the more important things we must think about when we are using formative assessment in our classrooms.

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Formative assessment forms a very critical aspect of a teachers reflection in terms of the lesson. Used correctly it enables a teacher, during a lesson, to alter the pace of the lesson, revisit earlier concepts that may  be missing in terms of a student's understanding or to reteach, in another way, the concept if it is identified that the students are simply not grasping the concept
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New technologies are revolutionizing education – or are they?

New technologies are revolutionizing education – or are they? | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it

New technologies hold great potential to improve education in developing Asia and the Pacific. Here are a few guiding principles to help to ensure interventions are relevant.


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The technology is the tool and simply becomes another avenue with which educators can explore or engage students in the learning process. Used in effectively it may as well be used to steady the table 

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Elaine J Roberts, Ph.D.'s curator insight, January 29, 2016 9:29 AM

No, they're not. And this premise is indicative of part of the problem: "Clarify what new technologies are expected to achieve within a given program." First, the technology will achieve nothing. It's a tool. Like a pencil. The pencil will not solve the problem nor will it write the essay. It is a tool by which an individual might be able to solve a problem or write an essay. There are no guarantees. So it's not the technology, it's not the monitoring and evaluation. What will make the difference for teachers is training, training, and training. Then coaching, administrative support, and clarity of the administrative/school/district vision for how and why technology can make a difference in the classroom, in the school, in the district, and in the community. What will also make a difference is communication with parents so they understand what technology is being used in the classroom, and how and why it is being used in the classroom. This has nothing to do with being a first-world country. This has to do with investing time and effort in the preparation and support the individuals who will wield the pencil, whatever its form.

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, January 29, 2016 10:44 AM

The etymology of technology suggests habits of mind and communicating with and through one's tools much like a craftsperson does with their tools. Education is leading children into adulthood. Do we include teachers in the conversation about the choices and uses of tools in their classroom where children gather with real names and faces? Research says we should, but anecdotal evidence suggests that is not done.

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Common Core Standards strengthen public education

The Wisconsin State Teachers of the Year Network has a classroom perspective on the current debate regarding Common Core State Standards. For us, this is neither a political issue nor a union issue. Our view is based on our students' needs.
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Demanding common core standards, this is something that the Coalition of Schools in Western Australia is working hard to develop and to some extent it has. Using the National Curriculum as the backdrop we have identified content specific curriulum, then pitched it at a higher level. Matched with a rigorous instructional teaching model student achievement across three very different school contetxts has risen.

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Top 10 Questions to Ask Innovative Leaders | Charles Lee | Idea-Maker, Author & Speaker

Top 10 Questions to Ask Innovative Leaders | Charles Lee | Idea-Maker, Author & Speaker | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it
@treyboden These are GREAT Qs, Boden! Thank you. @scitechyedu @meghancureton These could be roots of some COI Empathy http://t.co/PnfplqX7Fd
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Cultural organisations and education: how have things really changed?

Cultural organisations and education: how have things really changed? | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it
In last week’s inaugural lecture as chair of the RSA, Vikki Heywood called on the arts to take on a deeper, broader, more ambitious engagement with society. Building on Matthew Taylor&rs...
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Reorganization brings big changes to school district staff - Bradenton Herald

Reorganization brings big changes to school district staff - Bradenton Herald | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it
Reorganization brings big changes to school district staff
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Mills said the department currently is not capable of performing across the "four core functions" of pay and compensation, talent management, labor relations and personnel.
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Leadership Is More Than the C-Suite

Leadership Is More Than the C-Suite | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it

Companies spend billions of dollars each year on leadership development. And there is an urgent need to ensure that the next generation of executives is prepared to lead. But the overwhelming number of leadership theories and programs are confusing. What criteria should businesses use to judge whether someone is ready to lead? And how can decision makers know if someone is likely to succeed in a leadership role?

 

Gallup has researched leadership for more than 40 years, interviewing and studying more than 50,000 leaders in many different industries, including healthcare, education, government, financial services, manufacturing, retail, hospitality, and telecommunications. This long-term study has yielded two crucial insights:

 

Leadership is best understood as a set of roles in an enterprise. These roles differ in tasks and responsibilities. But viewed together, they provide a complete picture of the leadership needs of a company and how those needs are met.The best performers in each leadership role invariably possess the talent and experience to meet the needs of the role and, by extension, the needs of the enterprise.
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The Learning Factor's curator insight, September 29, 2013 7:39 PM

Companies shouldn't assume that "leadership" only applies to their chief officers. In fact, businesses must find the right people to fill four distinct types of leadership roles.

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Michelle Tenzyk's curator insight, November 12, 2013 4:00 PM

Ram Charan laid out this same framework in his book , The Leadership Pipeline".  Good to see it being brought to life again in this article.  

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How can we improve education? @joannelipman says we need to go old-school

How can we improve education? @joannelipman says we need to go old-school | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it
Joanne Lipman writes that today's educators are too soft. It is time to go back to the discipline of the past.
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6 Questions Every Teacher Needs To Answer In Order To Grow

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6 Questions Every Teacher Needs To Answer In Order To Grow

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, August 2, 2017 2:15 PM
I am not convinced we can leave our comfort zone and grow. We can move to margins of our comfort and horizon. Once we move beyond, we lose sight of what anchors us as teachers. Being on the edge is where I want to be.
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How Canada became an education superpower

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Canada has joined the top ranks of the world's best education system - and its secret weapon has been fairness.

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The Global Search for Education: Is Blended Learning Overhyped? Our Teachers Around the World Weigh In

The Global Search for Education: Is Blended Learning Overhyped?  Our Teachers Around the World Weigh In | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it

A decade ago, many predicted that K-12 education might shift entirely online, especially in the upper grades.


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Elaine J Roberts, Ph.D.'s curator insight, July 17, 2017 2:13 PM

Blended learning is becoming the norm for some educators. I'd like to see more of it implemented with more effect and creativity. I think that's coming as classroom teachers get more confident in how blended learning can help them working smarter for their students and as administrators support their teachers in implementing blended learning in ways that make sense.

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 19, 2017 1:34 PM
There is a point where students need teachers to help guide their learning. The Dreyfus model of expert learning suggests there is a point where students become more independent and able to make sound choices. Teaching is both relational and ethical.
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Innovate My School - How to develop effective edtech integration | #ModernEDU #ICT #Pedagogy

Innovate My School - How to develop effective edtech integration | #ModernEDU #ICT #Pedagogy | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it

Technology is bringing a holistic, radical change to the new generations’ life. The learners that we currently have in schools are those who Snapchat their daily life experiences, YouTube their practices and share their voices by tweeting; they have the world at the tips of their fingers.“The fear is that digital natives will start perceiving school as non-authentic.” In minutes, they can change a thought to a video, a live stream or a podcast that they can share globally.

Technology integration as a process

As mentioned earlier, technology integration is a process that is incorporated in lesson planning. It is not about picking up an app and forcing it into teaching to make it more attractive. With pedagogy steering the process, the first step is to identify the learning objectives. Typically, the teacher will then decide on the methods and assessment tools to achieve learning objectives in a student-centered learning environment. 

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=Growth+Mindset

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=Rise+of+the+Professional+Educator

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=modern-education

 


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Technology is bringing a holistic, radical change to the new generations’ life. The learners that we currently have in schools are those who Snapchat their daily life experiences, YouTube their practices and share their voices by tweeting; they have the world at the tips of their fingers.“The fear is that digital natives will start perceiving school as non-authentic.” In minutes, they can change a thought to a video, a live stream or a podcast that they can share globally.

Technology integration as a process

As mentioned earlier, technology integration is a process that is incorporated in lesson planning. It is not about picking up an app and forcing it into teaching to make it more attractive. With pedagogy steering the process, the first step is to identify the learning objectives. Typically, the teacher will then decide on the methods and assessment tools to achieve learning objectives in a student-centered learning environment. 

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=Growth+Mindset

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=Rise+of+the+Professional+Educator

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=modern-education

 

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Building a Culture of Continuous Learning for Teachers - Thinking Maps

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning for Teachers - Thinking Maps | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it
The truth is, teachers, much like their students, need more than a one-shot lecture to master and apply new material. Effective professional development takes place within a continuous “Cycle of Learning” that includes targeted instruction, planning, application, and assessment.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 24, 2017 7:51 AM

Some simple truths.

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Private school kids better off, study finds

Private school kids better off, study finds | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it
Private school students become higher earners, live in wealthier suburbs and are happier than their public school peers, new research has revealed.

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Anna Hu 's curator insight, November 18, 2016 8:52 PM
Girls who attended private schools have a wage difference of 17% higher than girls who attend public schools. Curtin study finds.
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Reading gives kids an edge, study says | theage.com.au

Reading gives kids an edge, study says | theage.com.au | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it
RT @Ben_Duggan: Study shows good #reading skills give students a strong advantage in all subjects #literacy #AusEdu http://t.co/vOtPIPc7Y9
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 31, 2017 2:33 PM
It does. There is nothing like curling up with a good book and losing yourself in it. Rading to children is a great way to begin the habits.
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Education Update:How We Got Grading Wrong, and What to Do About It:Road Tested / Winning Over Veteran Teachers

Education Update:How We Got Grading Wrong, and What to Do About It:Road Tested / Winning Over Veteran Teachers | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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WiBSE Introduction to Leadership Coaching

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   WiBSE in partnership with Ramboll, London are delighted to invite you to: An Introduction to Leadership Coaching By Joanna Bielecka During the session Professional Coach and Trainer Joanna Bielecka will uncover what coaching is and what it isn’t...
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The Horace Mann League: Creative Educational Leadership: A ...

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The former sets the stage for analyzing educational systems, their work, their new technological challenges and their built in resistance to change. It then builds on this framework of ...
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Taylor acts to shake up school system posts - The Advocate

Taylor acts to shake up school system posts - The Advocate | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it
Taylor acts to shake up school system posts The Advocate Lee said she has received many complaints about new administrators, especially Haggen and Ramos: that they are autocratic, they don't offer the support their subordinates need to deal with...
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WILLIAMS: Getting better teachers requires thorough education reform - Washington Times

WILLIAMS: Getting better teachers requires thorough education reform - Washington Times | Education,Educational Leadership and Change Management | Scoop.it
WILLIAMS: Getting better teachers requires thorough education reform Washington Times Teaching — or at least teaching well — should be thought of as a “trade” not a “job.” Those doing an everyday (or even complex) job require training, experience...
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Teaching is a passion and passion is something that can not be taught. If a teacher's passion can be matched equally by a deep understanding of content knowledge and an exceptional pedagogical understanding the students will always be the beneficiaries and the wider system will have a scaffoild on which future educational growth can develop

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