Blog / 05.09.2017

When delivering face-to-face professional development, what happens after the inservice day is over or after the guest presenter leaves? Right now school and district leaders are planning professional development that will take place in the upcoming weeks as part of our back-to-school routine, but what...

Blog / 19.07.2017

Great things are happening in education, but too frequently success occurs in pockets. There is a path to scaling effective innovations, but beware of falling for misconceptions that lead us down side roads of disappointment and blame. Scaling innovation is a process that recognizes teachers...

Blog / 28.06.2017

In previous articles, I discussed the need for a different type of professional development for educators. This entry describes more specific, actionable ideas for immediately enhancing your school learning community’s professional development experiences. Focus professional collaboration time Most forward-thinking schools build into their schedule time for teachers in...

Blog / 21.06.2017

As I see new education technology ideas appear and disappear, I wonder if our edtech efforts are stymied by neglect for considering teachers as learners. How can innovative student-learning practices become reality if innovative teacher-learning practices are not the norm? When I refer to “teacher learning,”...

Blog / 14.06.2017

This week while attending SXSWedu sessions, “personalized learning” is all a buzz. As I listen to the panels and engage in conversation, I worry that the discussion lacks a clear grasp of the concrete implications for rethinking classrooms, student learning, and teaching roles. I’ve already written...

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Blog / 05.09.2017

When delivering face-to-face professional development, what happens after the inservice day is over or after the guest presenter leaves? Right now school and district leaders are planning professional development that will take place in the upcoming weeks as part of our back-to-school routine, but what...

Blog / 19.07.2017

Great things are happening in education, but too frequently success occurs in pockets. There is a path to scaling effective innovations, but beware of falling for misconceptions that lead us down side roads of disappointment and blame. Scaling innovation is a process that recognizes teachers...

Blog / 28.06.2017

In previous articles, I discussed the need for a different type of professional development for educators. This entry describes more specific, actionable ideas for immediately enhancing your school learning community’s professional development experiences. Focus professional collaboration time Most forward-thinking schools build into their schedule time for teachers in...

Blog / 21.06.2017

As I see new education technology ideas appear and disappear, I wonder if our edtech efforts are stymied by neglect for considering teachers as learners. How can innovative student-learning practices become reality if innovative teacher-learning practices are not the norm? When I refer to “teacher learning,”...

Blog / 14.06.2017

This week while attending SXSWedu sessions, “personalized learning” is all a buzz. As I listen to the panels and engage in conversation, I worry that the discussion lacks a clear grasp of the concrete implications for rethinking classrooms, student learning, and teaching roles. I’ve already written...