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Women Athletes and Balancing Sex, Talent

Women Athletes and Balancing Sex, Talent | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
Sports should be the ultimate level playing field, but in the media and on Madison Avenue, sometimes looks matter more than accomplishments.

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Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action | Video on TED.com

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers ...
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Helping Girls Unlock Their Leadership Potential

Helping Girls Unlock Their Leadership Potential | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it

Women make up approximately 51 percent of the U.S. population. Yet in 2013, they make up just 18.3 percent of Congress -- and this is the highest proportion to date. They make up just 22.8 percent of


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Dean J. Fusto's comment, August 27, 2013 9:37 PM
Great article for anyone interested in practical and thoughtful suggestions on developing leadership opportunities for girls.
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Funny business: Why humour on the job matters

Funny business: Why humour on the job matters | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
How managers can use comedy at work to improve productivity, without going too far.
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This is not a new concept but one that is often underestimated and forgotten.

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Girls must be encouraged to be 'disruptive' to prepare them to do battle in their careers, says schools boss

Girls must be encouraged to be 'disruptive' to prepare them to do battle in their careers, says schools boss | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
Dr Kevin Stannard, from the Girls’ Day School Trust, which runs 26 schools, said it was common for girls to be praised for good manners and politeness instead of challenging authority.
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Not usually a Daily Mail reader, but this has been discussed in other articles and it is refreshing to read!

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Don't Miss This Critical Thinking Poster for your Class

Don't Miss This Critical Thinking Poster for your Class | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
RT @plestered: Don't Miss This Critical Thinking Poster for your Class http://t.co/id6Lm2Or via @zite...

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Martha Bazos's curator insight, February 8, 2013 6:36 PM

Fantastic support for an English language learner.

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 18, 2013 11:19 AM

The infographic is helpful with some of Bloom's taxonomy.

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Critical thinking model... really helpful!

Critical thinking model... really helpful! | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it

Critical thinking model... really helpful! (Critical thinking model... really helpful!


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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, March 17, 2014 2:13 PM

Critical thinking model

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Interactive model exploring elements of critical thinking.

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Interactive model exploring the elements of critical thinking.

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26 Highly Successful Women Share Their Most Powerful Quotes

26 Highly Successful Women Share Their Most Powerful Quotes | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
Here is a nice collection of some of the worlds most powerful quotes by successful women. Be inspired by these amazing women and their quotes to live by.
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Catching on at last

Catching on at last | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
IN A small school on the South Side of Chicago, 40 children between the ages of five and six sit quietly learning in a classroom. In front of each of them is a...
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this is not directly linked with leadership in the context of staff in schools, but is linked with students being empowered to lead their own learning.

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Three Characteristics of Excellent Principals

Three Characteristics of Excellent Principals | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it

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Suzanne Gavin's comment, June 25, 2013 2:07 PM
The last two Principals I have worked for both had these characteristics and both very successful and super people to know and work for.
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Merging Basic Lesson Design With Technological Pedagogical Knowledge - TeachThought

Merging Basic Lesson Design With Technological Pedagogical Knowledge - TeachThought | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
The basic lesson design sequence for Direct Instruction--established by Madeline Hunter--includes 6 fundamental steps:   1. Anticipatory Set 2. Objective & Purpose 3. Input &…
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Top 10 EduBlogs All Online Teachers Must Follow

Top 10 EduBlogs All Online Teachers Must Follow | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it

Here’s a list of blogs that feed my teaching soul, hunger for knowledge, and need for deeper insights into teaching,  learning and writing. There are so many wonderful blogs that it’s impossible to list them all here,  so I’m listing the ones that have been most relevant to my own professional development. As such, they should be relevant to any teacher who wants to turn online teaching and/or publishing into a fully-fledged career.

 


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stevecarter's curator insight, August 6, 2013 8:46 AM

A must for our staff

Maryalice Leister's curator insight, September 1, 2013 8:40 AM

I am making my way through these but am excited about the content I am finding here. What did educators ever do with all this wisdom before we had the place to make it heard? How wondrous that we can each become an expert and a motivator in our field!

HerrMess's curator insight, September 16, 2013 5:02 PM

Für mehr Blog-Input von medienbegeisterten Lehrern wie uns :-)

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Real delegation requires something unexpected

Real delegation requires something unexpected | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
Effective leaders show a penchant for teaching and then letting go that can be tough to master
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Free Technology for Teachers: Lingualy Helps You Learn a Language While Browsing the Web

Free Technology for Teachers: Lingualy Helps You Learn a Language While Browsing the Web | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
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Educational Leadership:Students Who Challenge Us:Eight Things Skilled Teachers Think, Say, and Do

Educational Leadership:Students Who Challenge Us:Eight Things Skilled Teachers Think, Say, and Do | Leadership and Education | 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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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, August 1, 2013 7:47 PM

Teachers will be challenged and the response is critical to everyone's learning.

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Girls Infront: About the blog

Girls Infront: About the blog | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
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This is a blog to share positive examples, ideas and initiatives to empower women and girls to achieve thier potential. Feel free to read different stories from famous role models to les famous but equally inspiring examples of achievement.

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4 Instructional Transformations - Part 1 of 4 | CommonCoreLiteracyBlock.com

4 Instructional Transformations - Part 1 of 4 | CommonCoreLiteracyBlock.com | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
In this four-part series I will uncork 4 transformations that every student and educator should be participating in to be truly prepared for the future that lays ahead.
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What Inspires Me: The Proof That Great Teachers, Like Parents, Can Change a Life

What Inspires Me: The Proof That Great Teachers, Like Parents, Can Change a Life | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
Ten or so years ago, I was on a plane to the west coast from Boston, sitting in one of the back rows so I could see the entire length of the plane. There were suits and dress shirts all the way up
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 23, 2013 6:22 PM

We do have the ability.

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Why Kids Need to Tinker to Learn

Why Kids Need to Tinker to Learn | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
Allowing kids to deeply engage with a project they are passionate about also helps produce more positive memories of school, Stager said. “The reason the Maker Movement is so exciting is it can...
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Gary Pascoe's curator insight, July 13, 2013 7:43 PM

Our school is exploring a mixture of Inquiry and play based learning for 5-7 year olds. This is an interesting additional way to bring technology into that.

Suzanne Cridge-Goodwin's curator insight, August 24, 2013 5:48 PM

Great learning allows young people to explore and play and get into the 'flow' :-)

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The Emotional Intelligence Skills Employers Want Now

The Emotional Intelligence Skills Employers Want Now | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
Someone on LinkedIn recently asked me, “Is emotional intelligence as important in today’s job market compared to 1995?” when I wrote my first book on the topic.More important than
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Concise insight into Golemans leadership strategies. 

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Dilbert comic strip for 06/30/2013 from the official Dilbert comic strips archive.

Dilbert comic strip for 06/30/2013 from the official Dilbert comic strips archive. | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
The Official Dilbert Website featuring Scott Adams Dilbert strips, animation, mashups and more starring Dilbert, Dogbert, Wally, The Pointy Haired Boss, Alice, Asok, Dogbert's New Ruling Class and more.
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How Smart People Collaborate for Success

How Smart People Collaborate for Success | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
Solo performers can shine, but working together can yield greater results. Here are seven tips for improving collaboration.
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Leaders: Tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.

Leaders: Tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
Let's be clear, this isn't a lecture on honesty; of course we must always tell the truth, that is a given. I am talking about leaders being open with real issues and real choices that need to be made.Read more...
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Simple in theory, if only this was remembered by all in leadership positions. 

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Advent of Google means we must rethink our approach to education

Advent of Google means we must rethink our approach to education | Leadership and Education | Scoop.it
We have a romantic attachment to skills from the past which are no longer relevant on a curriculum for today's children

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jenscomar's curator insight, June 16, 2013 7:04 PM
Haven't read it yet but it sounds promising.