Innovation in Education: Where is the Balance?

George Couros said it best: “Innovation is not about the “Stuff”, but about a way of thinking.” Education is caught up in technological gadgets that will somehow increase academic rigor and student achievement. There is little to no evidence that technology alone will increase student success. Many tech companies involved in education will rave aboutContinue reading “Innovation in Education: Where is the Balance?”

Embracing Change: A Personal Story

Education: A Never-Ending Sea of Change In school, change is a given.  Whether we are talking about curriculum, approach to student learning, involuntary or voluntary transfers, or even resignations.  Charles Darwin said it best when he said, “It is not the strongest of the species that survives,  nor the most intelligent that survives.  It isContinue reading “Embracing Change: A Personal Story”