Category Archives: 21st century learning

Virginia Superintendents: In Their Words

I monitored the twitter stream on the #vass hashtag all afternoon. Today, January 13, the Virginia Association of School Superintendents (VASS) officers met in Richmond with educational associations from across Virginia – parents, teachers, school administrators, VASCD – to create … Continue reading

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Unfiltering Leadership and Learning

A mentor once said to me that we administrators all have to watch out for our filters. He was a mentor before the topic of “the filters”, you know the ones I mean, became a different kind of headache for … Continue reading

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What’s Our Responsibility?

 Here’s one conclusion of many I’ve come to adopt about how the traditions of school fail both teachers and learners: Access to contemporary learning tools is as important as extraordinary teaching for learners to be successful. Expecting a learner, and … Continue reading

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Walking the Art Show Wallpaper: Musings in 3 Parts

Part I: Art, Making, and Designing as Access Points for Learning After visiting our fabulous, district-wide student art exhibition with me, Ira Socol (@irasocol) wondered where students’ work with print, design, font, and typography might fit into such a show? … Continue reading

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