It’s the brainchild ofJim GroomandTim Owenswho have been spreading the gospel of people owning their online stuff for a long time. Their service is uniquely designed for educators.
Here are a few people I think have something to offer that I’ve not met but know after reading them for some time.
Watershed moments are those occasions where there the lightbulb came on or something profound was shared or understood.
Recently I was having a conversation with some Superintendents and we wondered, is there an “Uber for education”? I hope the answer is never because it’s a horrible idea.
By my calculations, I’ve attended about 104 parent teacher interviews which ended Thursday as my youngest of 4 children graduates from high school this year.
What are the #deanies? Simple. They are a prestigious award designed to recognize the very best in education. Or maybe not.
Any leader who thinks their job is as hard as a classroom teacher is either delusional,never been a classroom teacher or weren’t a good one
The use of language is something I’ve been noticing for a while and in my estimation doesn’t get enough attention.
No longer should teacher and instructor be synonymous but, as Phil Schlecty suggests, teachers take on as their primary role, designer, and guide.
My enthusiasm for this medium early on was a result of discovering what it was to connect and learn from strangers
While I believe showing examples of quality work can be useful, many students immediately shut down when they perceive too great a gap between their current ability and what is deemed exemplary.