While this is written primarily for parents it has value to you the education leader as well. The start of the year can be a particularly hard time for kids — trying to navigate from the carefree summer to the routine of school. But, experts say, nerves and anxiety are normal.
In many of my presentations I mention that "your perception is your reality." The author of this blog shows how this can work for you, your teachers and your students. Don’t let perception define you, your work, or your students. A blog about digital leadership, pedagogy, learning, and transformative change in education. Helping others to look through a different lens can lead to a more accurate reality, which benefits all of us.
One of the key points this author makes is that change or not, relationships are the core of education. When I first saw this tweet, it literally made me laugh out loud: A lot has changed since I started teaching in 1999. This was seemingly my biggest dilemma with technology at the time. It used to …
"The effects of teaching may not show up until long after students leave school and in ways the teacher never dreamed of." Elliot Eisner, ... And as a leader your impact is greater, but in immeasurable ways behind the scenes. In the final paragraph the author says, "Perhaps if we really want to focus on "student outcomes" we need to set our sights beyond test data and create places of imagination, creativity, and innovation where curiosity is treasured, learning is not just measured, but valued. Not everything worthwhile can be reduced to pre-tests and post-tests, and the real impact of our work with students will be measured by the lives they live far beyond the classroom."
This author reminds us that there are charlatans in the education technology field. One of the identifying characteristics of my blog, this blog, has been that it "advocates for the use of technology." Since the very first p...
Leading by example is the only alternative these days. The micromanaging manager is a thing of the past. The author makes the comment, "Leadership is not about telling people what do to, but instead taking them where they need to be. Setting an example through your own practice illustrates to others that change is a shared endeavor. " It is so true. A blog about digital leadership, pedagogy, learning, and transformative change in education.
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