Daily Archives: December 2, 2010

Beyond School 2.0 with Chris Lehmann

Social media has profoundly changed nearly every facet of society from government to commerce to dating and friendship. Despite incredible societal change, K-12 education has remained largely unchanged. Every day, students leave their smartphones and laptops at the schoolhouse door. As a result, students, parents and teachers feel a powerful disconnect between the time students

When to Hold – When to Fold? Schools have to be willing to let go of practices that aren’t working.

Perhaps the crux of success or failure of American education is for leaders to know which practices to hold on to, which ones to discard and how to significantly improve execution of effective research-based practices, as times change. ~ J Eck, 1/27/10 MASA Conference A lot of classroom, building and district wide practices aren’t working