Leading, Learning and the Modern School


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Leading, Learning and the Modern School

  1. Leading, Learning and the Modern School Chris Lehmann Science Leadership Academy Philadelphia, PA @chrislehmann
  2. Why This Matters
  3. My Bias: Old Ideas and New Tools
  4. More Bias: Citizenry, Not Workforce
  5. One Last Bias: Public Education = Democracy
  6. School Stinks
  7. Do What You’re Told Over and over and over again... http://www.flickr.com/photos/dystopos/195707530/
  8. Stuff You Might Never Need ... or care about. http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/gateway/PTARGS_0_123031_862743_0_0_18/PSSA_Item_Sampler_Math_Grade_11_2009.pdf
  9. “Why Do I Need to Know This?”
  10. It will b e on th You ’re e test... goi ng to nee d it b... a jo t ge you elp ’ll h It It loo ks goo d on a lass... ired c a requ It’s som ed ay.. . colleg e resu me... (because someone told me I had to learn it / teach it.) http://www.flickr.com/photos/benrussell/1477899923/
  11. Is School Relevant? (am I relevant?) http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/4176254887
  12. Old-School School Design http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/2178404705/
  13. But We Can’t Replace It With This... http://www.flickr.com/photos/jean-ed/1803024018/
  14. Maybe This...
  15. The Modern School
  16. School Can Teach Us How To Learn.
  17. School Can Help Us Learn to Live.
  18. The Paradox of Education 2014: Create New Things, Measured Old Ways
  19. Data Driven Decisions Assume that you use good data...
  20. Reclaim Our Language Reclaim Education
  21. Deliver Pizza Not Instruction http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracyhunter/104435268/
  22. Dream Bigger This isn’t personalized.
  23. If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play. ! - John Cleese http://www.flickr.com/photos/edublogger/ 838786841/! ! Photo by Ewan McIntosh
  24. The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn. ! -- Alvin Toffler http://www.flickr.com/photos/mwichary/2225299236/
  25. What Will You Unlearn?
  26. Tell A Better Story: We Must Have Vision http://www.flickr.com/photos/lnx/6257130/
  27. Caring Institutions We Teach Kids, Not Subjects
  28. Inquiry Driven Ask Questions We Don’t Know The Answers To
  29. Student Centered It’s Not About Us.
  30. Teacher-Mentored Kids Need Adults
  31. Community-Based We can learn from many
  32. Collaborative Synthesis Works
  33. Passionate High School Is Real Life
  34. Integrated The day has to make sense
  35. Meta-Cognitive Think about thinking.
  36. Understanding-Driven and Project-Based
  37. Traditional Classrooms: Recall-Based Tests Homework Projects Class Participation
  38. The Schools We Need: UnderstandingDriven Projects Homework Class Participation Tests & Quizzes
  39. Common Language of Teaching and Learning
  40. Common Inputs
  41. Common Process
  42. Common Outputs
  43. Neil Postman: Certain Technologies Are Not Additive, They Are Transformative
  44. Technology Like Oxygen Ubiquitous, Necessary and Invisible
  45. Thoughtful, Wise, Passionate and Kind
  46. How Do We Change the World?
  47. Be Humbled By The Task And Be Skeptical of Those Who Aren’t
  48. Inquiry is for all of us. And Don’t Settle For Easy Answers http://www.flickr.com/photos/kjarrett/12143612396
  49. Lead Get everyone on the bus
  50. Organize The Time Is Now http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/2163922974/
  51. Ideas Must Live In Practice Build Systems and Structures that Reflect Shared Vision
  52. What Do You Think? The link between inquiry and care
  53. Problematize Everything What is the worst consequence of your best idea?
  54. Empower the Kids It is their education, and it will be their world
  55. Be One School Be What You Are For Everyone
  56. Continue the Conversation Dream big in every community
  57. Have Fun We get to teach!
  58. Be Willing to Be Transformed We Have So Much Left to Learn
  59. What do we teach in the Information Age?
  60. Wisdom.
  61. Join us: ! chris@practicaltheory.org http://www.practicaltheory.org Twitter: chrislehmann ! Science Leadership Academy http://www.scienceleadership.org ! EduCon 2.7 -- Jan. 23-25, 2015 http://educonphilly.org