Schools as Problem Solving Communities: Education Through Righting Wrongs

What would it look like to re-imagine schools as problem solving communities? In reading about Charles William Eliot, president of Harvard from 1869 to 1909, I came across several wonderfully Continue Reading →

What Would You Prioritize If You Were the Next US Secretary of Education?

It is decided. On the late morning / early afternoon of February 7, 2017, the Vice President broke a 50/50 tie to confirm Betsy Devos as the next US Secretary Continue Reading →

10 Pros and 10 Cons of Betsy #Devos for US Secretary of Education

Since President Donald Trump first identified Betsy Devos as his candidate for the next US Secretary of Education, I’ve spoken with close to a couple dozen colleagues in education about her Continue Reading →

The Educator Chalenge: Can You Solve These 20 Educational Riddles?

I love how riddles challenge the status quo and they stretch us to think differently. They can be frustrating, even addicting. Yet, the moment that we find the reason, connections, or Continue Reading →

What Educational Innovations Will Help us Develop the Potential of Each Learner?

In a recent question from Hanoi, Vietnam, David E. tweeted: #telletale Developing the potential of each individual is huge. What are the commonalities of educational innovation to achieve that goal? Continue Reading →