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Vision 2030: Redesigning Education for the Future

In this presentation I outline three ways education needs to adapt to the future, by becoming more relevant, engaging and personal, and then describe the techn…
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The Future Belongs to the Makers

The Future Belongs to the Makers | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
This is the first in a month-long series on design thinking. This is an elaboration of an article I wrote in 2015.  My Maker Journey When I was in the eighth grade, my entire goal was to
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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 9, 7:05 AM

Thanks again to Yashy Tohsaku. 

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Hammering Eggs (Leadership and Problem-Solving) (Ed Batista)

Hammering Eggs (Leadership and Problem-Solving) (Ed Batista) | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
You're a leader at a growing company who feels a great deal of responsibility to help your employees and colleagues solve problems. You're skilled at spotting trouble early, identifying a solution quickly, and implementing it with vigor, and thi
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Leading together: insights from ministers and teachers on the future of education

Leading together: insights from ministers and teachers on the future of education | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
By Andreas Schleicher Director, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills Photo credit: Aline Ponce/ Pixabay The expectations w
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Enhancing Innovation in the Workplace through Five Montessori Conditions

Enhancing Innovation in the Workplace through Five Montessori Conditions | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
By: Kyle Wagner - Join us in discovering the correlation between Montessori philosophy and its ability to enhance innovations within the workplace.
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Premier Ford, banning cell phones from Ontario classrooms is a pointless exercise

Premier Ford, banning cell phones from Ontario classrooms is a pointless exercise | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
I’m not the controller of knowledge any more. I am a facilitator of learning
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Three Star Leadership | Wally Bock | Leadership: Do you truly want to be great?

It’s easy to mistake being known as great for actually being great.
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Vancouver schools test new report cards, scrapping letter grades for elementary students

Vancouver schools test new report cards, scrapping letter grades for elementary students | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Vancouver School Board is part of a pilot program testing out a new way of assessing students, scrapping letter grades on report cards.
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A Principal's Reflections: The Two Most Important Questions to Ask to Determine if Learning is Taking Place

A Principal's Reflections: The Two Most Important Questions to Ask to Determine if Learning is Taking Place | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A blog about digital leadership, pedagogy, learning, and transformative change in education.
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Top 18 Virtual Reality Apps That Are Changing How Kids Learn

Top 18 Virtual Reality Apps That Are Changing How Kids Learn | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Technology progress influences the way kids learn, and it’s constantly changing. Internet, smartphones, and apps have connected people globally without caring about the distance. Within seconds you can communicate with anybody anywhere. Virtual reality has taken …
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3 Tips for  Providing Courageous Feedback

3 Tips for  Providing Courageous Feedback | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In Brene Brown’s newest book, Dare to Lead, she identifies challenges that exist in leadership across diverse organizations. The following quote resonated: We avoid tough conversations, including g…
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3 Questions Every Educator Should Be Able To Answer

3 Questions Every Educator Should Be Able To Answer | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
There is a certain beauty and mystique to any great musical, play, or performance.  The fantastic performances create an experience for the audience that is almost mesmerizing.   The sounds of the lines from the actors and actresses, the notes played by the musicians, the costumes, the scenery, and the passion of the performers gel …
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Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning | MindShift | KQED News

Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning | MindShift | KQED News | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Sir Ken Robinson said the current education system is designed to create conformist and compliant students, but this approach doesn't honor the diversity and creativity inherent in human life.
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A Principal's Reflections: Feedback Should Be a Dialogue, Not a Monologue

A Principal's Reflections: Feedback Should Be a Dialogue, Not a Monologue | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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The Myth of the Superhero Leader - Educational Leadership

The Myth of the Superhero Leader - Educational Leadership | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Teachers Going Gradeless – Teachers Going Gradeless –

After years of teaching using the principles of standards-based learning and grading, I encountered two findings that radically changed my perspective on assessment, grading, and reporting. The first…
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Numbers? Letters? Comments?  Apparently the comments on their own are better at motivating students. 
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Got a Hard Decision to Make? Borrow Obama's Simple 3-Part Strategy for the Toughest Calls

Got a Hard Decision to Make? Borrow Obama's Simple 3-Part Strategy for the Toughest Calls | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
No one has to make harder decisions than the president. Here's how Obama dealt with his toughest calls.
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How Principals Allay Resistance and Build Support for Change

How Principals Allay Resistance and Build Support for Change | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Leadership experts Ronald Williamson and Barbara Blackburn share strategies to help principals build support for needed change, even among resistant educators.
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Embracing the Power of Less - Educational Leadership

Embracing the Power of Less - Educational Leadership | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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What golf can teach you about mastering your motivation (even if you don't play)

What golf can teach you about mastering your motivation (even if you don't play) | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Ken Blanchard was inducted into Amazon’s Hall of Fame as one of its top 25 best-selling authors for a reason. But I don’t think it’s just because he writes a lot of books. Knowing Ken for over 25 years and having the privilege of coauthoring three books with him, I discovered one of the keys to success. I think we can all learn from and apply his secret in our own lives: Ken has mastered his motivation.
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Decoding the Teenage Brain (in 3 Charts)

Decoding the Teenage Brain (in 3 Charts) | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
New technologies are shedding light on what really makes adolescents tick—and providing clues on how we might reach them better.
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How to Be a Transformational Leader: 4 Things to Do

How to Be a Transformational Leader: 4 Things to Do | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
You can be a transformational leader – i.e. someone who inspires others to do their best work – regardless of your position, if you model these four behaviors.
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David DeSantis's curator insight, February 13, 7:04 AM

I value trust, loyalty, resilience, continuous improvement and lifelong learning.

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The Most Valuable And Timeless Skills You Need to Thrive in The 21st Century

We live in a world of constant change, where skill sets can become obsolete in just a few years, you have consistently upgrade and reinvent yourself. Begin to plant seeds every day that will yield…
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