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My slides from the NYSCATE Leadership Summit

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  • Text Effective Leadership for Today’s Learners http://www.flickr.com/photos/mushon/282287572/in/faves-14579369@N04/
  • What We’ll Do
  • I want you to learn the specific challenges facing education today,
  • so that
  • so that in the long run, you will be able to
  • on your own
  • create innovative and collaborative solutions to overcome them.
  • Deceptively Native http://i.imgur.com/IVA1N.jpg
  • Well I’m on like Google or Google images like at least everyday.  I use it for everything . . . . [S]chool or like if somebody is talking about something and you have no idea what’s going on so you’ll go home and you’ll Google it.  And you’ll be like oh, that’s what they’re talking about. – 9/11th Grade Girl, Southwestern City. Source: Lenhart, Amanda, Arafeh, Sousan, Smith, Aaron, MacGill, Alexandrea, Writing, Technology, and Teens, Pew Internet & American Life Project, April 2008, http:// www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2008/Writing-Technology-and-Teens/05-Teens-and-Their-Writing-Habits/06-The-internet-is-a-primary-source-of-research.aspx?r=1, Accessed on July 17, 2010. "Teens and Their Writing Habits,"
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/-bast-/349497988/in/faves-14579369@N04/
  • Innovative Thinkers http://www.flickr.com/photos/jasoneppink/80772661/in/faves-14579369@N04/
  • I am wrong.
  • I am wrong. Often.
  • Fear of Acting
  • It Begins With You http://www.flickr.com/photos/humanoide/138782217/
  • Who are the citizens you wish to send out into the world? http://www.flickr.com/photos/beija-flor/311410662/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/quinnanya/2966535155/in/faves-14579369@N04/
  • Things we analyzed http://www.flickr.com/photos/puntodevista/112911490/in/faves-14579369@N04/
  • Transfer wasn’t happening
  • Analysis, Synthesis, and Creation
  • Writing with voice
  • An expanding definition of literacy
  • Literacy... http://www.flickr.com/photos/dr_television/3812964711/in/faves-14579369@N04/
  • Allowed us to provide students with access to skills that Colleges are clamoring for.
  • Kill the Mothership http://www.flickr.com/photos/jongorr/203440092/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/superkimbo/3318904030/
  • In school, where do we get our word intake from?
  • 34 Gigabytes
  • Image Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pointofdesign/2371903317/
  • x4 Image Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pointofdesign/2371903317/
  • Codes
  • Codes
  • Codes
  • traditional? http://www.flickr.com/photos/austinevan/1225274637/
  • New? http://www.flickr.com/photos/penmachine/98352836/
  • Grad School Scenario http://www.flickr.com/photos/nics_events/2349632625/
  • Show Me the Money Image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124372363@N01/84854383/
  • traditional? http://www.flickr.com/photos/austinevan/1225274637/
  • New? http://www.flickr.com/photos/penmachine/98352836/
  • We have to work as a faculty to create novel problems
  • “The first object of any act of learning, over and beyond the pleasure it may give, is that it should serve us in the future.... In essence, it consists in learning initially not a skill but a general idea which can then be used as a basis for recognizing subsequent problems.... Bruner, Process of Education p. 17 http://www.flickr.com/photos/lovehate/3061895133/in/faves-14579369@N04/
  • Who Are You?
  • Who Are You?
  • Who Are You? What’s Your Big Idea?
  • What’s Your Big Idea? Who Are You?
  • What’s Your Big Idea? Who Are You? Why Should We Care Enough to Follow You?
  • What’s Your Big Idea? Who Are You? Why Should We Care Enough to Follow You?
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/secondtoughest/3211201182/in/faves-14579369@N04/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/22984413@N07/4792622309/
  • Challenge People’s Belief Systems http://www.flickr.com/photos/22984413@N07/4792622309/
  • Point to Your Mission in Action http://www.flickr.com/photos/shutter/105497713/
  • Measure Your Melon Mission http://www.flickr.com/photos/amalthya/274662591/
  • The mission of the ..., valuing our tradition of excellence, is to develop all of our students as passionate, confident, life-long learners who have competence and strength of character to realize their aspirations and thoughtfully contribute to a diverse and changing world.
  • Strategies http://www.flickr.com/photos/76074333@N00/317952268/in/faves-14579369@N04/
  • Give to Get
  • The Embedded Journalist Catch and Reward Competence http://www.flickr.com/photos/niclas/3548940/
  • Be the Lead Learner, because We Need You to. http://www.flickr.com/photos/benwerd/185925362/
  • Patrick Higgins, Jr. Orangehiggins@gmail.com