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Achieving “the Impossible”

It always seems impossible until its done.  ~ Nelson Mandela Read enough blog posts, follow enough people on Twitter and attend enough educational conferences and you might be fooled into thinking that moving schools into the 21st Century is a relatively easy task.  There are lots of success stories–many examples of dedicated educators making tremendous progress … Continue reading

21st Century Educating, Part 4: Difference Making

This is the fourth in a five-part series on what I view as critical qualities for 21st Century educational leaders. These posts are not intended to be all-inclusive, nor are the topics addressed in any particular order.   Of all of the responsibilities of modern-day educators, I don’t believe any are as important, or empowering, … Continue reading

A School Without Walls

We have started something that we can not control.  Students are gradually assuming more responsibility and ownership for what they learn and how they learn it.  This is a good thing, but like splitting an atom inside of a cardboard box, there is no hope of containing its power and potential.  Yet, by and large, … Continue reading

A Fight with Injustice: Will You Show Up?

We’ve been put on this stunning planet to do much more than just “get by.”  ~ Palmer Chinchen Do you ever find yourself plagued by indecision and self-doubt, wondering about your place (and contribution) in the world? Am I doing what I was meant to be doing? Is there something else I should be doing? … Continue reading

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