This is cross posted from http://beckyfisher73.posterous.com/todays-high-school-kids with the addition of the image. I had the great fortune to be at Educon 2.4 in Philly last weekend. Let me go on record AGAIN that the Science Leadership Academy kids are awesome! I spent the day with some of the most awesome kids on the planet. They were running a conference for … Continue reading
A few of us on Twitter started talking about the newest ASCD member book Focus and decided to start a Twitter book group. You can read more about this and find out how to participate at http://www.ryanbretag.com/blog/?p=2045.
When I started thinking about this post, I was kicking around the question “Can one be a ‘digital age teacher’ if s/he is not a ‘digital age learner’ first?” Then, thinking of the shift from teaching to learning, I rephrased it to “Can a teacher support ‘digital age learning’ if s/he is not a ‘digital … Continue reading
“Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.” Albert Einstein Just imagine you are a school principal and you attend a meeting with the superintendent and other principals across your district. You learn from the “accountability person” that a KPI (key performance indicator) for your district … Continue reading