Monthly Archives: January 2012

Avoiding Back to the Future and Groundhog Day: Traditions of Reform

Last night I tweeted this to @johnsonmaryj “Statue of Liberty schools are America” in response to her own tweet of a #6wordessay  “Public schools welcome all, teach all.” Larry Ferlazzo, @larryferlazzo picked up that educators on Twitter were generating their … Continue reading

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Inequity of opportunity – free e-book!

A compilation of my recent blog posts from Rebel 6 Ramblings: Inequity of Opportunity

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The opportunity to learn — for ALL children

I’ve been writing lately about the abhorrant inequity of opportunity for our kids and the growing equity gap between schools serving wealthier communities and those mired in poor neighborhoods. While the reasons for this are complex, it persists because of … Continue reading

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Stop Managing and Lead!

Now is not the time to end with periods, it’s time to start with questions. No matter your role — student, teacher or administrator — I pose these questions: Are you willing to do whatever we can to meet the … Continue reading

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Leading out loud to end inequity of opportunity

If Popeye the Sailor was a school superintendent in an impoverished district, his mantra would likely be, “I’ve had all I can stand, and I can’t stands no more!” Unfortunately, there’s no magical can of spinach that will help me or any of my … Continue reading

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Is your school board leading when it comes to technology? #edtech #edleader

In her blog post Why School Boards Should Focus on Education Technology, Ann Flynn, Director of Education Technology and State Association Services for NSBA, writes a compelling argument as to why school boards should take a more serious look at … Continue reading

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Sir Ken Robinson: Rate of change is going to accelerate, not decrease… #edleader

Sir Ken provided the closing keynote at TEDxLondon.

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