In this Converge article, Tonya Roscorla reports on the 7 Steps of Innovative Leadership as identified by Cheryl Lemke. Lemke is the President and CEO of the education technology consulting firm Metiri Group. Six of the seven are interesting, relatively predictable and time & place independent. But one, is quite intriguing and helps to define [...]
I’ve been involved in a local initiative as of late. We are trying to develop a long-term strategic plan for our school system. I am part of two subcommittees, each of which are comprised of administrators, teaches, parents and community members. It is a noble cause, in part designed to open communication between the different [...]
My youngest daughter Emma will begin Kindergarten this fall. What is the next 13 years of her life going to look like? How will she be learning? What will school look like to her as she navigates her way through school? Will it be progressive or regressive? Will she be fully engaged? Will she have to “power down” when she enters the doors of her classrooms?