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Some Iowa students weigh in on what classes they need for 21st century jobs

Some Iowa students weigh in on what classes they need for 21st century jobs

The students shall lead the way. The drawing is similar to the responses I get from high school, elementary students, and some college students who take a course I teach in strategic and creational thinking when I ask the question: “Who are your heroes and why are they your heroes?” Have done this with hundreds...

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Techno- and edu-babble

This video is making the rounds. It seems like you ought to understand it, but it’s complete gibberish. Watch a minute or two… How often do we techno-enthusiasts sound like this when we proselytize to less tech-savvy educators? See also the educational jargon generator (“unleash synergistic infrastructures,” “engineer innovative convergence”). Spot on…

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Join our School Visibility Initiative

Join our School Visibility Initiative

  [This is open to everyone, not just schools in our region!] Every day AWESOME things happen in your schools. Are you telling the world? Is your school using social media to best effect? Are you learning from other school leaders about how to amplify your message and share your stories? Are your communication platforms enhancing...

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Update: School Visibility Initiative

Update: School Visibility Initiative

Earlier this week I announced our School Visibility Initiative. Challenges for Week 2 (February 9 – 15) have been sent out and, as of this morning, we have 35 different school organizations participating from 14 different states and countries. Awesome! We are asking participants to send us URLs of their success meeting the challenges so...

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School Visibility Initiative: 10-day update

I posted about our new School Visibility Initiative ten days ago. To date we have 43 participating school organizations, about half from Iowa and half from around the world. We’ve got 17 unique states and countries so far and, yep, I think that’s pretty cool… Week 3 challenges will go out this Friday!

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School Visibility Initiative: 1-month update

Upcoming travel and events December 3-5 – International School of Amsterdam, The Netherlands February 3 – Virginia Is for Learners Innovation Network, TBD, VA February 25-26 – Missouri Educational Technology Leaders CTO Clinic, TBD, MO March 10-13 – Central & Eastern European Schools Association (CEESA) Annual Conference, Budapest, Hungary June 8-9 – Roanoke County Public...

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#principalsinaction

#principalsinaction

Check out the new hashtag, #principalsinaction. This is a great way for principals to share what they’re doing in schools. If you’re a school administrator, follow the hashtag to get ideas from your peers. And, of course, also share out your own awesomeness!

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