Diversify Your Online Teaching Workload: How Diversification Breeds Opportunity

Diversify Your Online Teaching Workload: How Diversification Breeds Opportunity

In order to grow your academic career, you need to diversify your online teaching workload. One of the best ways to do this is to think more broadly. By saying yes to unique opportunities, you can open doors that you didn’t even realize existed. Diversifying your credentials shows your flexibility and willingness to adapt.

Deep Learning and Well-Being – Levelling the Playing Field for all Children

Deep Learning and Well-Being – Levelling the Playing Field for all Children

I was honoured with an invitation to speak at Michael Fullan’s conference on New Pedagogies for Deep Learning: Engage the World to Change the World, in Vancouver in April 2018. Apart from the terror this created for me, as Michael is such a giant in the field, it has provided me with the opportunity to think about his equity hypothesis.

School provides living textbook for future educational leaders

School provides living textbook for future educational leaders

If the students of Chinook Middle School are surprised to see aspiring school leaders gather in the foyer and sit in on their classes they take it in stride. These middle school students are an integral part of a living textbook designed to deepen understanding of instructional leadership and offer authentic practice to the University of Washington’s Danforth Educational Leadership Program cohort.

We Need to Modernize Education. The Clock Is Ticking

We Need to Modernize Education. The Clock Is Ticking

Commentary Technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and biotech are redefining what it means to be human-and employable. Jobs are disappearing as automation replaces the need for people. New occupations are emerging that demand competencies that can transfer across the multiple assignments workers will experience in their lives.