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Here are two posts that get us to think in a new direction.
Added by David A. Gamberg on March 30, 2011 at 3:35pm — No Comments
What do we hear when we give our 18-year-old students a chance to express their views and concerns regarding their education? I listened to five students recently and not surprisingly they have a deep desire to experience a more purposeful and engaging school experience. They like their school, their teachers, and their friends. But, intuitively they recognize how we must dig deeper, and to systemically create a more profound experience that is not rooted in mandates, standardization and…Continue
Added by David A. Gamberg on March 29, 2011 at 9:37am — No Comments
In my work as an educator and as someone who seeks to help lead others to consider the prospects of change in order to meet the needs of education in the 21st Century I have followed a basic principle that the why is more important than the how. If we develop a strong enough why, then we will determine how to institute the necessary changes leading towards any improvement.
Consider the need to prepare our students for learning in the 21st Century. Given the financial and…Continue