Dan Pink

Day 5 – #AprilBlogADay Challenge – Happy Easter

First of all, a blessed Happy Easter to all those who celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. And Chag kasher v’same’ach to my Jewish friends who celebrate Passover. Now for today’s very short #AprilBlogADay post… What needs to stop in order for Education to move forward? What practice, tradition, instructional strategy or anything else “must die”?… Read more Day 5 – #AprilBlogADay Challenge – Happy Easter

Genius Hour

I’ve been given a genius hour this morning. State testing is happening right now at my school, and only half of the staff is charged with testing different groups of students at any one time. The other half of the staff has an extra long “prep” period, or what today I am calling my “genius… Read more Genius Hour

Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose

I just returned from a conference for adjunct faculty at Buena Vista University. The keynote speaker was Troyce Fisher, a great educational leader in Iowa. She helped us unpack the college’s vision statement: BVU’s Vision We aspire to be a remarkable educational community, focused on learning, challenging every student, faculty and staff member to set… Read more Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose