With the recent and visible crisis of trust involving Facebook, Thomas Friedman in his NYT op-ed points out that the VUCA world has been speeding up. “We can compete, connect, collaborate and create with more […]
This journey toward becoming the aspirational self is the fulcrum of a self-directed individual. Self-directed people are not forced to learn through the mandate of an evaluation of performance. They are not mechanical in their response to students’ learning needs. They are craftspeople, always honing the craft of teaching through emotionally-intelligent responses to the day to day events in their classrooms.
Reading Rick Wormelli’s essay “The Grief of Accepting New Ideas” raised some questions on supporting teachers as they navigate from previous mental models to new mental models of schooling. Wormelli raises some important questions in […]
As the story goes, three fish are swimming and meet each other. One of the fish greets the other two, saying, “Hey boys, how’s the water?” They swim past each other. A heartbeat later, one […]
When we talk about creating disruptions to make schools better for all learners, we are talking about agency. The agency inherent in being part of a school community to make it better so learning is […]