But How?

What High-Achieving Nations are Doing to Prepare Students for Their Future

What High-Achieving Nations are Doing to Prepare Students for Their Future Linda Darling-Hammond of Stanford's School Design Network, talks about how other nations are investing in teaching learning as a major engine for academic success.


What About Unleashing Technology to Personalize Learning?
Let's start with professional development..........
Karen Cator: No More Professional Development Excuses U.S.

Department of Education Director of Educational Technology Karen Cator advocates a new vision for 21st century professional development, during Education Week's Leadership Forum, "Unleashing Technology to Personalize Learning."



Then there's how we use technology.........
Ben Smith explains that pedaogy must come first (You will need to set up a free account.)
Technology facilitates connections



Curriculum 21: Essential Education for a Changing World (interactive) Saturday, March 26, 8:00 a.m. PT





And let's look at who owns the learning.........
Alan November speaks to why ownership of the learning process is key.
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And how we deliver the content.......
Connectivsm: A Learning Theory for a Digital Age
Blended learning
Flip your classroom through reverse instruction
Reverse instruction: Dan Pink and Karl's "Fisch Flip"
Trusted resources for project based learning

And the power of collaboration and communication.......

Taking the first step towards a 21st century school
Interactive learning in the connected classroom

Fusing the Three Rs and Four Cs for 21st Century Readiness
Ken Kay, Partnership for 21st Century Skills,  21 discusses the urgency of fusing the traditional three Rs of education with the four Cs: communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity. Along with core content, these skills are essential to ensure that our students are able to compete in the global economy. With 14 state partners doing this work, as well as support in Washington D.C. around the re-authorization of ESEA, we face a great opportunity to do the important work needed to ensure 21st century readiness for every student.


Chris Lehmann: Beyond Shiny Tools
Science Leadership Academy Principal Chris Lehmann talks about how educators should use technology in ways that genuinely improve teaching and learning, during Education Week's Leadership Forum, "Unleashing Technology to Personalize Learning."


How—and why—to teach innovation in our schools

Call for innovative society raises important questions about education