Leadership

NYC Mayor’s Remark Reveals How School Segregation Works Today

When the mayor recently said that school segregation was directly linked to housing segregation, commentators pointed to the city’s own…

What Makes Teacher Professional Development Effective

Check out this fantastic resource for school leaders and teacher educators. The Learning Policy Institute, Stanford professor Linda Darling-Hammond’s second…

Teach Writing? This Podcast is a Must-Listen.

Pour a beverage of choice, plug in your headphones, and enjoy this fantastic podcast on the state of writing and…

A Business Case for the Arts in Education

When the founder and CEO of the Alibaba Group, Jack Ma, was asked about what education should look like, his…

Women Scientists on the Rise in Children’s Drawings

What children choose to draw, how they perceive the relationship between gender and possibility, is a powerful measure of our…

WATCH: I Share Why Ed Tech Breaks Your Heart & How to Avoid It

I’ve advised hundreds of educators and school leaders on educational technology. Here’s why ed tech usually breaks our hearts and…

“I know a lot of talented ruins,” says James Baldwin

How many times have you heard children–and adults–refer to themselves as “not a math person” or “not a reader”? Children in…

WATCH: What Constitutes Teaching?

The 3rd installment in my Education Series for LinkedIn, check out this brief video where I pose some of the…

WATCH: My New LinkedIn Video Asks, “What Constitutes Learning?”

We must ask very different questions in education if we are going to expect different outcomes. I’m convinced that it…

Helping School Leaders “See” Ways Forward

As an academic, it’s all too easy to rely on words alone when trying to support schools: feedback, reports, emails,…

This One Question Changes Your Whole Education Paradigm

I invite you to try something with your colleagues in schools, districts, universities, and educational organizations. Ask them one question…
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