21st century

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21st Century – The New Buzz Word?

The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I’m not certain, but I think I have become disenchanted with the term “21st century educator.” Surely, there are teachers whose instructional techniques and pedagogy remain firmly entrenched in bygone times, but the term “21st century” seems … Continue reading

21st Century Educating, Part 2: Reflection

This is the second 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.   Reflection is an important aspect of being an effective educator. Wow.  That statement probably isn’t going … Continue reading

Don’t Squish My Ish – Inspiring Creators

There are a lot of people out their suffering, because they are not sharing. If we are not creating, we are consuming. We need to be creating more stuff.  ~ Peter Reynolds I blog as a reflective practice. I blog to dialogue with colleagues. I blog to share ideas and I blog because I enjoy … Continue reading

Five Skills for 21st Century Learners

If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow. ~ John Dewey Recently, I have had the good fortune of being involved in the planning stages of a new school.  Our district is in the process of developing a hybrid/blended learning environment and they have chosen our school to pilot … Continue reading

Jeff Delp

Junior high principal by day, sports enthusiast, technology fanatic and jedi in my own mind. Striving to be a difference maker!