Guest Post: Advice for Ed Leaders on Walking the Talk

Guest Post: Advice for Ed Leaders on Walking the Talk
by Michelle Spencer, @RustyClover  When I was Principal of New Technology High School in Napa, I supported an amazing staff with advanced skills in designing projects that fostered collaborative and authentic learning opportunities for students. With such a talented group of educators, I needed to step up my game as an administrator. What does it take to walk the talk for using technology to pe...

Utility: Electricity, Water, Internet…Learner?

Utility: Electricity, Water, Internet…Learner?
by Ryan Krohn, Director Utility : u·til·i·ty noun: the state of being useful, value, profitable, advantageous, or beneficial. adjective: useful, especially through being able to perform several functions. A utility refers to services consumed by the public such as electricity, natural gas, and water. When these are in place and are a part of our expectation, we plan and make decision...

Practitioner Highlight Series: Customized Learning Paths

Practitioner Highlight Series: Customized Learning Paths
Educators: Lisa Welch and Wanda Richardson District: Kettle Moraine School District School: KM Explore To learn more about the elements highlighted in this post, click the links below: Focus Element: Customized Learning Paths Additional Elements: Multiple Instructional Methods/Modes, Standards Guided Learning How are you incorporating the selected element in your classroom? In our  K/1 ...

Practitioner Highlight Series: Community Engagement

Practitioner Highlight Series: Community Engagement
Educator: JJ Heesch District: Pewaukee School District School: Pewaukee High School To learn more about the elements highlighted in this post, click the links below: Focus Element: Community Engagement Additional Elements: Learner Voice Infused, Learner Choice Incorporated, Recognition of Anytime Anywhere Learning  How are you incorporating the selected element in your classroom? Insigh...

3 Ways to Transform Education and Prepare Students for Future Workforce Needs

3 Ways to Transform Education and Prepare Students for Future Workforce Needs
by Stephan Turnipseed ‎Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer and Thought Leader, Destination Imagination @TurnipseedTalks  By now, it should come as no surprise that today’s incredibly fast-paced, hyper-connected digital economy is changing the way we learn, work, live and play. According to Ray Kurzweil, one of the world’s leading inventors, thinkers, and futurists, progress in ...