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.
Here’s an excerpt from a recent presentation on the future of learning technology. I went to school to be a video producer. Right after I graduated, the video industry changed from analog to digital. At the time digital video technology was cutting-edge and super expensive.
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.
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.
Editorial: Playful Learning
When it comes to presentations, no matter what industry you’re in, creating that first impression and providing a presentation that will win over your audience comes with its pressures. Standing in front of that audience and involving them in what you’re saying is important in the success of any presentation.
A helpful list of behaviors and strategies for improving instructor presence in an online class.
12 Things Schools Could Be Instead Of Schools by Terry Heick What else could schools be? Instead of schools, I mean. Or at least as we think of the word ‘school,’ anyway. The more I think about it, the more this is about semantics and language than education innovation and reform, but we’ll soldier on …
The following article is adapted from our upcoming book on future-focused learning. It talks about how to teach learners to build solid research skills for school and for life. How do we help our learners develop research skills that will serve them practically in school and life?