The Real Barrier is Permission

John Spencer Uncategorized

I spent this last week teaching a workshop on social media for learning at Arizona K12 Center's Camp Plug and Play event. We approached the topic from the perspective of personalized professional development and an integrated aspect of project based

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Buyer’s Remorse

Daniela A. Robles Uncategorized

Schools around the valley are analyzing their long awaited AIMS results. For the past two years I have had a positive experience analyzing our results. We have seen steady growth in all grade levels in math and reading for two

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My Summer with Teach for America

Lisa Moberg Uncategorized

Professional development- that phrase strikes either fear, frustration, apathy, or joy in the hearts of teachers.  I am sitting in the middle of my own professional development this summer, and I am stoked, excited, pumped, fueled, and encouraged!!  I am

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A Cat, a Washing Machine, and a Tornado

Amethyst Hinton Sainz Assessment, Books, Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, Professional Development, Teacher Leadership

Are you caught in a tornado? Is school a cat or a washing machine? I synthesize how ideas of embracing volatility outlined by Nassim Nicholas Taleb relate to principles of the Global Fourth Way in education outlined by Andy Hargreaves and Dennis Shirley.

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