Leadership Voices

Finding Balance to Find Your Purpose - Part Two
June 29, 2021

Icebreaker activities are some of my go-to strategies for team building and/or difficult conversations. These techniques help us all to become more aware and respectful of everyone's thinking routines. 

Minding the Gap: Gaining Insight on Learning Loss
June 10, 2021

Schools have a tremendous opportunity to use pandemic relief funds to not only help students complete their unfinished learning, but also to reimagine and reinvent what learning looks like for their students. 

Finding Balance to Find Your Purpose - Part One
May 20, 2021

Prioritizing your learning commitment in yourself can help foster more empathy-based interactions with your peers and family members, resulting in action-based outcomes, as you listen, consider, and learn from the individuals closest to you in your learning community.  

Go With the Plan: The American Rescue Plan Act and K-12 Education
April 30, 2021

While the typical woes surrounding education have tended to be around funding, now—with the American Rescue Plan Act—schools and district have the funds to reimagine modern learning to accelerate recovery from months of lost learning opportunities. 

Audio's Time to Sing
March 25, 2021

Audio is having its moment. That is, even before the start of the pandemic in 2019, audio usage—in terms of delivery vehicles such as streaming services and podcasts—has been dramatically on the rise. According to Tencent Music Entertainment, online music subscription increased by 70% during the first quarter of 2020.

Three Digital Learning Tools That Showcase Technology’s Potential
February 2, 2021

We are awash with products that aim to revolutionize the way all humans—not just students—learn. However, which of these will have meaningful impact, and which will simply be a quick flash in the pan?

A 2020 Lesson about Virtual Learning
December 28, 2020

I can’t say that I’ll miss 2020, but I’ll certainly remember the lessons this year has driven home about technology-use in education and how it  must prioritize students as active participants at the center of their learning.

K-12 Esports: Five Misconceptions, Addressed
November 30, 2020

Esports are here to stay, but so are the common arguments against them. In this post, we look at five misconceptions about esports, without dismissing the concerns. 

The Path to Empathy: Catching Up with Ms. Liz’s Allies
November 22, 2020

The classroom is a buzz of opinions. Teacher Liz Kleinrock tries to keep up, capturing the comments on an easel pad. What has gotten these fourth graders so engaged? The subject of systemic racism.

What Is the Difference Between Online, Blended, and Virtual Learning?
November 10, 2020

With a blended learning rotation model, educators have a flexible structure to personalize the learning experience for students. 


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