Creating School 2.0Chris LehmannScience Leadership AcademyPhiladelphia, PA@chrislehmann
Why This Matters
My Bias:Old Ideas and New Tools
More Bias:Citizenry, Not Workforce
One Last Bias:Public Education = Democracy
Agency
Head
Heart
Hands
Voice
Our Current Model And this isn’t relevant.             http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/2178404705/
The Paradox of Education 2012:              Create New Things,              Measured Old Ways
Data Driven DecisionsAssume that you use good data --   and good data ain’t cheap.
A BigProblem:Lack ofHumility
A Related Problem:    We’re Too A-Historical
What the school system needs to understand is that its  strength lies, not in the strength of the central organization,but...
Reclaim Our Language   Reclaim Education
Deliver Pizza       Not Instructionhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/tracyhunter/104435268/
EducationNot Training               http://www.flickr.com/photos/whsimages/998243013/
Dream Bigger
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn,         unlear...
What Will You Unlearn?
We Learn BestWhen It Matters To Us
If you want creative workers, give them         enough time to play.            - John Cleese                       http:/...
Tell A Better Story:We Must Have Vision              http://www.flickr.com/photos/lnx/6257130/
Caring InstitutionsWe Teach Kids, Not Subjects
Inquiry DrivenAsk Questions We Don’tKnow The Answers To
Student Centered It’s Not About Us.
Teacher-Mentored  Kids Need Adults
Community-Based      We can learn from many
CollaborativeSynthesis Works
Passionate      High School Is Real Life
Integrated    The day has to make sense
Meta-Cognitive Think about thinking.
Discussion:What Is Your VisionFor Your School?
Ideas Must Live In PracticeBuild Systems and Structures that Reflect Your Vision
Understanding-Driven        and Project-Based
TraditionalClassrooms:Recall-Based         Tests                  Homework                    Projects               Class...
The Schools  We Need:Understanding-   Driven           Projects                   Homework             Class Participation...
Common Language ofTeaching and Learning
Common Inputs
Common Process
Common Outputs
AdvisoryWe Teach Kids, Not Subjects
ILPs and CapstonesWhat if High School Was Real Life?
The Schedule
Hiring
Discussion:Examine One System or Structure ofYour School or Classroom.How can you change it to better reflectyour values / ...
Technology Like OxygenUbiquitous, Necessary and Invisible
Neil Postman:Certain Technologies Are Not Additive, They Are     Transformative
“What’s Good?”Not “What’s New?”
Technology Transforms:       Creation       Research     Collaboration     Presentation      Networking
Technology:• How can technology enable you to  achieve your goals?• How will technology transform your  goals?
Continue theConversationDream big in every community
Empower           the KidsIt is their education, and it will be their world
Conversations:• Who are the stakeholders?• How can they be brought into this  vision?• What fears do you need to address?•...
Keep Asking   QuestionsAnd Don’t Settle For Easy Answers
Hard Questions:• What is the worst consequence of your  best idea?• How can you mitigate them?• What are the obstacles to ...
Don’t Forget to   Slow DownBe intentional in the use of tools and time
Life Questions:• How are the lives of teachers different  in this model?• How are the students’ lives different?• How will...
OrganizeIf not me, who? If not now, when?          http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/2163922974/
Be a Learner
Be Willing to Be Transformed We Have So Much Left to Learn
Thoughtful, Wise,Passionate and Kind
What do we teachin the Information Age?
Wisdom.
Join us:    chris@practicaltheory.org http://www.practicaltheory.org      Twitter: chrislehmann  Science Leadership Academ...
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  • Students must be able to own their ideas and do powerful things with them. \nThey must see their voice live in the larger world.\n
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  • Do... build... create... things that matter. \n(SLA Engineering / Building History / Rough Cut Productions / EPA)\n
  • Speak truth to power.\nVoice springs from Head - Heart - Hands\nIt’s not enough to give kids voice. We must help them be advocates and experts in the world.\n
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  • School20 Lower Hudson NY 2012

    1. Creating School 2.0Chris LehmannScience Leadership AcademyPhiladelphia, 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. Agency
    7. Head
    8. Heart
    9. Hands
    10. Voice
    11. Our Current Model And this isn’t relevant. http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/2178404705/
    12. The Paradox of Education 2012: Create New Things, Measured Old Ways
    13. Data Driven DecisionsAssume that you use good data -- and good data ain’t cheap.
    14. A BigProblem:Lack ofHumility
    15. A Related Problem: We’re Too A-Historical
    16. What the school system needs to understand is that its strength lies, not in the strength of the central organization,but in the strength of the individual school, not in making oneschool like another, but in making each school a distinct unit.The need of the system is the preservation of its units, so that each school can keep itself alive, wide awake, responsive to its people, easily adaptable, the best of its kind. Angelo Patri -- A Schoolmaster of the Great City
    17. Reclaim Our Language Reclaim Education
    18. Deliver Pizza Not Instructionhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/tracyhunter/104435268/
    19. EducationNot Training http://www.flickr.com/photos/whsimages/998243013/
    20. Dream Bigger
    21. 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/
    22. What Will You Unlearn?
    23. We Learn BestWhen It Matters To Us
    24. If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play. - John Cleese http://www.flickr.com/photos/edublogger/ 838786841/ Photo by Ewan McIntosh
    25. Tell A Better Story:We Must Have Vision http://www.flickr.com/photos/lnx/6257130/
    26. Caring InstitutionsWe Teach Kids, Not Subjects
    27. Inquiry DrivenAsk Questions We Don’tKnow The Answers To
    28. Student Centered It’s Not About Us.
    29. Teacher-Mentored Kids Need Adults
    30. Community-Based We can learn from many
    31. CollaborativeSynthesis Works
    32. Passionate High School Is Real Life
    33. Integrated The day has to make sense
    34. Meta-Cognitive Think about thinking.
    35. Discussion:What Is Your VisionFor Your School?
    36. Ideas Must Live In PracticeBuild Systems and Structures that Reflect Your Vision
    37. Understanding-Driven and Project-Based
    38. TraditionalClassrooms:Recall-Based Tests Homework Projects Class Participation
    39. The Schools We Need:Understanding- Driven Projects Homework Class Participation Tests & Quizzes
    40. Common Language ofTeaching and Learning
    41. Common Inputs
    42. Common Process
    43. Common Outputs
    44. AdvisoryWe Teach Kids, Not Subjects
    45. ILPs and CapstonesWhat if High School Was Real Life?
    46. The Schedule
    47. Hiring
    48. Discussion:Examine One System or Structure ofYour School or Classroom.How can you change it to better reflectyour values / mission?
    49. Technology Like OxygenUbiquitous, Necessary and Invisible
    50. Neil Postman:Certain Technologies Are Not Additive, They Are Transformative
    51. “What’s Good?”Not “What’s New?”
    52. Technology Transforms: Creation Research Collaboration Presentation Networking
    53. Technology:• How can technology enable you to achieve your goals?• How will technology transform your goals?
    54. Continue theConversationDream big in every community
    55. Empower the KidsIt is their education, and it will be their world
    56. Conversations:• Who are the stakeholders?• How can they be brought into this vision?• What fears do you need to address?• How will the student voice be part of the discussion?
    57. Keep Asking QuestionsAnd Don’t Settle For Easy Answers
    58. Hard Questions:• What is the worst consequence of your best idea?• How can you mitigate them?• What are the obstacles to this change?• How can you overcome them?
    59. Don’t Forget to Slow DownBe intentional in the use of tools and time
    60. Life Questions:• How are the lives of teachers different in this model?• How are the students’ lives different?• How will you deal with the change?
    61. OrganizeIf not me, who? If not now, when? http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/2163922974/
    62. Be a Learner
    63. Be Willing to Be Transformed We Have So Much Left to Learn
    64. Thoughtful, Wise,Passionate and Kind
    65. What do we teachin the Information Age?
    66. Wisdom.
    67. Join us: chris@practicaltheory.org http://www.practicaltheory.org Twitter: chrislehmann Science Leadership Academyhttp://www.scienceleadership.orgEduCon 2.5 -- Jan. 25-27, 2013 http://educonphily.org

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