Admin Academy articles

POSTPONED: Beyond School 2.0 with Chris Lehmann

POSTPONED: Beyond School 2.0 with Chris Lehmann

I know you were as excited as I was about learning from Chris Lehmann tomorrow. Unfortunately, he had one of those unavoidable conflicts come up. Chis has JURY DUTY tomorrow! Keep an eye on the blogs. We’ll reschedule him after the first of the year. We’ll also send you an email if you’re an administrator

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

We Can Change the World

As citizens and future stewards of our planet, today’s students are in a unique position to become active agents of environmental change. The good news is that many of them are very interested in learning about and taking responsibility for their environment and their future. Everyone can contribute to improving our environment and students are

Introducing the DEN Admin Academy

For more than 5 years now, the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) has been fervently pursuing our singular goal of connecting educators to their most valuable resource, each other. Today, we are pleased to announce that we are expanding our outreach to school and district leaders with the launch of an administrators’ strand, the DEN Admin

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