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A hustly-bustly learning space is abeautiful thing, but when I put myselfin the shoes of that student, I could tellit might become distracting at times.—Matt Ives
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A hustly-bustly learning space is a beautiful thing, but when I put myself in the shoes of that student, I could tell it might become distracting at times.
—Matt Ives

Effective school leaders have a vision of what their “ultimate” school looks like. But a clear path directly to this goal is rarely, if ever, discernible.
—Ian Lancaster

We need to embrace the idea that everyone in our classroom is a teacher and a learner, and tap into this community, especially in a world where we can learn so much from networks.
—George Couros

With access to content being ubiquitous and instant in students’ out-of-school lives, we can either reject their world for our more traditional one, or embrace it.
—Carl Hooker

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If I asked a teacher a questionand they used Google, or tweetedout the question and found theinformation through a socialnetwork, many people wouldconsider that adult “resourceful.”Yet if a student does the same thing,they are considered a cheater.—George Couros

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People have argued that somedevices should find no home inpublic schools. I would argue thatall devices might find their placein public schools because ourchoice of tools should reflect thewide diversity of people and needsin society.—Miguel Guhlin, CIO Advisor

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Leaders instill trust in those thatwork for them. They get thingsdone when they say they’re goingto. There isn’t really a “backburner” to put things on.—Kyle Pace

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The ubiquity of digital technologyin all realms of life isn’t goingaway, but if students don’t learnhow to shut out distractions,research shows they’ll have amuch harder time succeeding inalmost every area.—Katrina Schwartz

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A whole lot of attention has been placed on the vast array of tablet devices that are on the market right now and, yes, I am going to give you my “two cents.”

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The more innovative I have become, the less classroom management I have to deal with.

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If we continue to let fear offailure rule our school systemsthen that’s where we’ll stay. Howare you going to share with yourschool and district the greatthings you learned?—Kyle Pace

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Leaders behind some ofthe world’s most successfulcompanies know that inorder to build great productsor companies they have todeliberately choose areas inwhich to be weak.—Maseena Ziegler

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As a high school student reading articles about the benefits of modern school practices, I don’t understand why my high school can’t incorporate these practices into our system.