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ECOO13: Call to Action

ECOO13: Call to Action | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
It is hard to believe ECOO13 is done.   Following the event, a number of people asked if I could post my closing remarks.  Wanting to be timely, here they are. There is no doubt that ECOO 13 has be...
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50 Of The Best Education Accounts On Twitter

50 Of The Best Education Accounts On Twitter | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Looking for the best educators on twitter to follow? Here is our list of the best, brightest & most innovative & expert educators on twitter!
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How Effective Graders Think | edCircuit

How Effective Graders Think | edCircuit | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The thing about grading reform is that it isn't really about reforming grading. It's about reforming how the people who do grading think.
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The difference between a strong leader and a weak leader

The difference between a strong leader and a weak leader | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Education Week : Taking a Long Look at Schools and Work

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How diplomas based on skill acquisition, not credits earned, could change education - The Hechinger Report

How diplomas based on skill acquisition, not credits earned, could change education - The Hechinger Report | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
NEWPORT, Maine — Algebra was not Kylee Elderkin’s favorite subject at the beginning of the school year. “I was a little behind,” said Kylee, 14. “I wouldn’t understand.” The Nokomis Regional High School ninth grader said she used to routinely miss key skills and do poorly on tests. Struggling students like Kylee might not have …
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The Edtech Hype Cycle: How to Use Technology With Purpose In A World of Noise

The Edtech Hype Cycle: How to Use Technology With Purpose In A World of Noise | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Three different schools, in three different states, in a matter of two weeks. I got the same question. "How can I use Flipgrid in my class?" "Have you tried this with Flipgrid?" "Oooh, this would be perfect with Flipgrid!" It
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We Need Cellphones In School Because They're Distracting - Looking Up

We Need Cellphones In School Because They're Distracting - Looking Up | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
This is the most important reason we need to have cell phones in class. Students need to learn, from an early age, how to regulate their use of digital devices.
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Science: If You Want Your Kids to Succeed, Teach Them These Skills

Science: If You Want Your Kids to Succeed, Teach Them These Skills | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Our kids are not learning the essential skills they need to succeed, says new research.
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Want to Become a Great Leader? Act Like a Student, Not an Expert

Want to Become a Great Leader? Act Like a Student, Not an Expert | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Simon Sinek, bestselling author of Start With Why , explains that leadership isn't a rank you achieve. It's a skill you need to practice your entire life.
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The Emotional Weight of Being Graded, for Better or Worse

The Emotional Weight of Being Graded, for Better or Worse | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Getting graded can have an effect one's motivations for learning. Some teachers are leaving grades behind in favor of more qualitative measures of student
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Immersive Tech in Education: How xR Plays a Role in Education Today

Immersive Tech in Education: How xR Plays a Role in Education Today | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
What educational role will xR technology play in the near future? Find out how immersive tech in education could revolutionize how we teach and learn.
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What If We Aimed for Collective Greatness?

What If We Aimed for Collective Greatness? | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
This summer I heard Ron Clark speak and tell his story of how he became one of our nation's most celebrated teachers and ultimatel
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Without changes in education, the future of work will leave more people behind - The Hechinger Report

Without changes in education, the future of work will leave more people behind - The Hechinger Report | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A glimpse into America’s future labor market suggests a boom in health care jobs, soaring employment in clean energy and a continued decline in manufacturing positions. Those are among the key takeaways from 10-year employment projections released last week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The findings offer more evidence of widening socioeconomic inequality, …
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Why Curiosity Is Essential to Motivation - InformED

Why Curiosity Is Essential to Motivation - InformED | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
It would seem logical to begin research on motivation by examining the thing that motivates—the end goal, the desired outcome, the carrot on the end of the stick. That’s what Dr. R. Alison Adcock, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University, and her team have done in a series of studies examining... Read More
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Teaching kids 21st century skills early will help prepare them for their future

In this book extract, Iram Siraj explains how to help kids get a leg up in a digital world by teaching them communication and other essential 21st century skills young.
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100 Books Every Teacher Should Read

100 Books Every Teacher Should Read | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
I am by habit a bibliophile. I read at least 25 pages of a book per day which usually turns in to 40-60 books per year. I've written a few books myself, and plan to
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A great starting point if you are looking for PD reading. 
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14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The world's most successful people have some unique habits. Try them out and see where they take you.
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, November 13, 1:02 AM
No library related but a good message for all of us. 
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The real role of leadership  #cpchat #leadupchat #digilead

The real role of leadership  #cpchat #leadupchat #digilead | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
  
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Digital learning:  Education and skills in the digital age 

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10 Daily Habits Of The Most Productive Leaders

10 Daily Habits Of The Most Productive Leaders | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Do you consider yourself a leader? Are you seeking ways to become more productive?
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You don’t need work-life balance to be successful—you need these 4 things instead

You don’t need work-life balance to be successful—you need these 4 things instead | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
According to a recent study of young executives by HubSpot, one in two people say that they need to improve their work-life balance.

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5-Hour Rule: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

5-Hour Rule: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day while in office? Why has the best investor in history, Warren Buffett, invested 80% of his time in reading…
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8 Things Successful People Do Every Day That Most People Ignore

8 Things Successful People Do Every Day That Most People Ignore | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Success is powered by the habits that most people don't even notice.
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