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The classroom should be the place where the train stopped in the woods

I love traveling by train. I love not having to drive. I love being able to sit and look or sleep or work uninterrupted for hours at a time. A couple times a year is just right. I took the train from Charlottesville to Philly yesterday for EduCon 2.5. As much as I wanted to … Continue reading

THE MINDFUL SCHOOL LEADER

(Hey Folks, A version of this post is currently running at Education Week, and is written by Kirsten Olson and Valerie Brown.) The work of skillful, mindful leadership in education has never been more challenging.  Recently a visionary, Twitter-connected and forward-thinking superintendent wrote to one of us describing her sense that the pockets of innovation and exemplary … Continue reading

UStream Broadcasts from EduCon 2.4

This weekend several Coöp folks and National Writing Project (NWP) friends will meet-up and facilitate conversations at EduCon 2.4 which is a conference that aims to host conversations about technology in service of learning, learning spaces, and learners (I think). Christina Cantrill, Paul Oh, Kirsten Olson and I will start a conversation called “Permission to … Continue reading

It’s the Experience that Matters: EduCon 2.3

It’s been a week since attending EduCon 2.3 and I’ve been reflecting on takeaways from the process of being present before, during, and after the conference. First, I thank the SLA team for their hard work in putting together an opportunity for educators to gather from all over, either face to face or virtually, and … Continue reading

Presentation vs. Conversation

There’s learning to be had. Horizons to be broadened. Minds to be expanded (this can include yours and your students by the way). How do you best learn? This post has been stirring around for a while now, and I believe it was my good friend Steven Anderson that sparked it. He had tweeted something to … Continue reading

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