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Teacher leadership

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On hope and action

I have concentrated less on the blogosphere lately and more on conversations in and around smaller, more immediate issues and opportunities than wholesale educational transformation – for which I feel a certain amount of ennui at present, but not so much in the “boredom” sense of the word. I am kind of stuck in the … Continue reading

Occupying the social space around #ISTE11

So far I’ve spent my time at #ISTE11 working with and thinking about the Coöp and the National Writing Project (NWP). Yesterday, Paul and I helped facilitate a Hackasaurus-inspired NWP Hack-Jam attended by David and John, amongst others. The evening before that I got to spend time with David, Deven, Mary Beth, Paul, and Shelley … Continue reading

#freedom2learn

John Thompson recently wrote about autonomy and accountability on Alexander Russo’s This Week in Education blog. These lines struck me: NYC’s leaders knew all along that accountability couldn’t just be a punitive regime. There also had to be high levels of psychological safety for adults to learn — a high level of trust. And: …engineering high … Continue reading

Cooperative Leadership

Nearby me, a local, public, elementary school is shifting to a community leadership model instead of hiring a new principal. I am almost tempted to not write another word, because that statement is provocative enough. The Reiche Community School is a complex place with over 25 languages spoken and a history of experimentation. It’s hard … Continue reading

Taking on Teacher Leadership

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