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Failure Is Essential to Learning

Failure Is Essential to Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
To help these kids make the kinds of gains they need to master the Common Core, students must learn to receive feedback and also how to use it to improve.
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This innovative district lets students choose how to learn | eSchool News | eSchool News

This innovative district lets students choose how to learn | eSchool News | eSchool News | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
To hear Taylor County Schools Assistant Superintendent Charles Higdon tell it, students shouldn’t be allowed to drop out of school—at least not without a fight. “We have implemented a ‘zero dropout’ policy that does not allow students to drop out of our district,” he said. But rather than imprisoning students in front-facing classrooms, the rural Kentucky district is instead trying to entice at-risk, and even low-risk, st
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Innovation Leadership in Schools

Innovation Leadership in Schools | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
By Lindsey Own - A job description that could serve as a template for building innovation leadership in any school.
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Checklist: Selecting Technology for Learning

Checklist: Selecting Technology for Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
With so many possibilities for digital learning, selecting media and technologies for appropriate course instruction is a very complex process. Although there are a wide range of options in the ed ...
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Sharing: A Responsibility of the Modern Educator

Sharing: A Responsibility of the Modern Educator | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In a past post blog I discussed the idea that every educator has a story and that they should share those stories: Educators are doing amazing things with their learners in spite of the standards-b...
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6 Habits Smart Leaders Never Forget - LaRae Quy | Empower the Leader in You

6 Habits Smart Leaders Never Forget - LaRae Quy | Empower the Leader in You | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Smart leaders use good habits to develop the mental toughness needed to move toward reaching their goals.
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Some Amazing TED Talks on How to Be A Leader

Some Amazing TED Talks on How to Be A Leader | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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What Does a School Need to Enable Learning Based on Student Competency?

What Does a School Need to Enable Learning Based on Student Competency? | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Leaders in this movement are working together to identify the structures that need to shift for real change to take hold.
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Malcolm Gladwell's 5 Best Life Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Malcolm Gladwell's 5 Best Life Lessons for Entrepreneurs | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Budding entrepreneurs can learn a thing or two (or three, or four... ) from this master debunker of conventional wisdom.
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Tossing Out Teaching by Subject as Part of a Modern High School Education

Tossing Out Teaching by Subject as Part of a Modern High School Education | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
By shifting from traditional subject-based teaching to teaching by topic, Finland is transforming the way high school students learn.
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A Principal's Reflections: The Student Resume Reimagined

A Principal's Reflections: The Student Resume Reimagined | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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On Changing Our Minds: A Call To Refine Instead Of Replace

On Changing Our Minds: A Call To Refine Instead Of Replace | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
On Changing Our Minds: A Call To Refine Instead Of Replace
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Four Ways to Support Your School’s Digital Transformation (EdSurge News)

Four Ways to Support Your School’s Digital Transformation (EdSurge News) | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Digital learning is an instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a student’s learning experience. It emphasizes high-quality instructional pedagogy and provides access to challenging content, feedback through formative assessments, opportunities for learning anytime and a
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Educational Technology Guy: Important Skills Students Need for the Future that we need to help them learn

Educational Technology Guy: Important Skills Students Need for the Future that we need to help them learn | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Closing digital gap empowers students

Closing digital gap empowers students | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Technology can transform learning into real life, relevant experiences
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A Principal's Reflections: A Needed Revolution

A Principal's Reflections: A Needed Revolution | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Life of an Educator: 10 images to share at your next faculty meeting: Part 2

Life of an Educator: 10 images to share at your next faculty meeting: Part 2 | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Innovating school: Mapping the change journey - 5 priorities identified by the OECD

Innovating school: Mapping the change journey - 5 priorities identified by the OECD | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
According to the OECD, these are the three ingredients for innovating schools and systems: Leadership: strong leaders who establish optimal conditions in their schools Teachers: Confident and capab...
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Reassess Millennials’ Social Sharing Habits

Reassess Millennials’ Social Sharing Habits | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Constant connectivity can be an asset.
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Learners are learning differently; are you changing the way you train and support them?

Learners are learning differently; are you changing the way you train and support them? | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Pew Research Internet Project reported on 8 December 2014 “A large majority (87%) of American adult internet users say the internet has improved their ability to learn new things. This figure i...
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3 Important Shifts in Education

3 Important Shifts in Education | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
(I really struggled with the title of this post, because I am not really sure if these are "shifts" or just ideas that have evolved that I am paying attention to right now. Also, these ideas are de...
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Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects'

Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects' | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and numeracy.
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A Beautiful Visual on How Technology Is Transforming 21st Century Education

A Beautiful Visual on How Technology Is Transforming 21st Century Education | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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The Strategic Imperative for Schools: Technology as Connector

The Strategic Imperative for Schools: Technology as Connector | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
If schools hope to prepare students for an unknown future, they must make technology easy to use -- through hardware, software, mindset, and practice.
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