This is an excerpt from a report, produced in collaboration with SRI International, that proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but have not yet had a profound influence on education.
Trying to pin down what makes an effective school leader can be a little like trying to eat soup with a fork, but a group of academics has come up with what looks like a pretty good list.
When people think of the future of learning, they envision AI headsets and virtual touchscreens that hover inches from students’ faces; global teams managed by students who interact half-way across the world in digital interfaces that translate content into their native tongue.
What images come to mind when you think about future learning? Is it half AI, half human? Comprised of virtual realities that exist simply by strapping on a headset or double-clicking a built-in earpiece?
The following is an excerpt from my new book, The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation. It offers a coaching framework and dozens of tools which can used by a range of educators. The following is from chapter one.
For many schools across the country, bringing innovation into the classroom is of prime impotrance. In addition to thinking about tools that help boost educators’ teaching practice, it might be a good time to pull back and think about some big-picture ideals, too. Here are a few to consider.