As a former English teacher, I love words, especially those interesting sounding ones that live in the shadows of our everyday usage. “Liminal” is one of those words that I’ve
A lot of folks want to talk about “the future of education” these days. With all that’s been surfaced because of the pandemic and social unrest and the other crises
The overarching purpose of school ought to be that children should want to keep learning more about themselves, others, and the world around them. That’s a paraphrase of the driving
I know there’s been a lot of talk of late about getting back to “normal” and the quest to regain some of our old rhythms in life. Everyone is exhausted.
Effective leaders are learners. And that’s never been more true than right now. With all of the change, the challenges, and the problems that leaders are confronting in this chaotic
Let’s start here: Curriculum is just a guess. And to paraphrase the late, great Seymour Papert, now that we have access to just about everything there is to know, what
Our Unpleasant Truths | Will Richardson series: Part I: Where Have They Delivered Us? Part II: How Do Educators Get Unstuck? Part III: Schools Were Not Built For Learning School
In Part III of Unpleasant Truths, Will Richardson asks a key question: How do we take the very natural act of learning in children and make it happen in the very unnatural space of the classroom?
Read Part I of Our Unpleasant Truths – Where Have They Delivered Us? If you want a clear sense of just how deeply wedded we are to the traditional rhythms
January 19, 2021 Regardless of your political persuasion, the color of your skin, your age, or where you happen to be living, life is appreciably different at the start of