I was struck by the thought that, in education, we too often encourage tourism of the mind.
I’m on the plane back from ISTE 2016, after four days of more powerful conversations that I had a right to expect.
When you have eight principals all away from their schools, the reality of the cell phone is always there, but overall, everyone felt “away” and able to focus on the work at hand.
Over the last ten years at Science Leadership Academy, I’ve seen kids build, make, create and do in incredible ways.
The same set of values that we look for in our classrooms should be what we value in our professional development.
The ethic of care is a foundational idea to both our book and to the Science Leadership Academy schools.
I’ve got several emails in my inbox I have to reply to from social change organizations that are asking for SLA kids to help them with their projects.
I received an email today from an internet company that promised to “help teachers bring the power of the Internet to the classroom without the distractions that come with it.”
I’m coming to the realization that having a core set of beliefs about teaching and learning that is radically different from “traditional school” is rarer than I’d like to admit.
EduCon is a special conference where educators from many different roles within the education world come together to dream big about what education can be.
We cannot and should not assume that students’ needs are best served when teachers’ needs are completely met.
The Science Leadership Academy @ Beeber is looking for faculty to continue to develop and implement a vigorous, inquiry-driven, project-based curriculum.
I wanted this group to challenge the folks in the room to think about how the idea would work in their worlds
The seventh annual EduCon conference will be held at Science Leadership Academy from January 24th through January 26th, 2014!
We should be thoughtfully skeptical when we think about the uses of educational technology, especially when it comes to the larger issue of school reform and the continued rise of edu-business.