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Learning With Technology: Leading By Example

I admire Bill Ferriter’s blog, especially the graphic he created to summarise his beliefs about technology in schools. Few educators would argue with the items he places in the right-hand column of his chart. 425 more words


Restorative Discipline in Schools

This past week I went to a local professional development presentation on restorative discipline. The speaker was Dr. Derek Wall, a psychologist who specializes in this topic. 537 more words


The Road Ahead: Schools Can Be Different

Schools can be different. Students can be trusted to do great things when given the opportunity. Will Richardson

The word perhaps most frequently used in conjunction with the use of technology in our schools today is appropriate.

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No Going Back: The Changing Landscape of Schools

All the research shows that if you want kids to develop as literate, articulate, persistent, curious, creative learners, freedom is an absolute requirement. Will Richardson…

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She got out

A friend got out.  She got a new job. At a “real” district school.  She is getting a raise and a contract.  More days off.  And getting out of all hallway and bus duties for life.   185 more words

Redefining Success: Most Likely to Succeed

Thank you Girls Innovate for hosting screenings of the documentary “Most Likely to Succeed” in the Bay Area. Everyone, not just edreform-minded folks, should see this film. 122 more words


Who's Minding the Store?

Gamification, project based learning, flipped classrooms, STEM, maker education…these are just a few popular pieces of jargon that any connected educator will have come across in the last year. 993 more words