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  • My journey began in Summer 2008
  • Jeff Delp cited this as first in building effective relationships. Research from… My own priorities in trust.
  • What is exciting is how many great and accessible thinkers there are right now to inspire and inform us: including Dan Pink, the Heath brothers, Carol Dweck, and for me especially Steven Johnson and Chris Anderson of TED. However, we can’t teach it. We can only create cultures which make it more possible.
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    1. 1. Jonathan E. MartinLeadership 2.0 Open Course October 23, 2012
    2. 2. Jonathan E. Martin 10 years experience teaching high school history 15 years experience principal/head of school, pk-12. Currently educational writer and consultant. BA, Harvard University; M.A, School Admin, U. of San Francisco www.21k12blog.net Twitter: @JonathanEMartin jonathanemartin@gmail.com
    3. 3. Alberta Standards:The principal nurtures and sustains a school culturethat values and supports learning, and  a) promotes and models life-long learning for students, teachers and other staff  b) fosters a culture of high expectations for students, teachers and other staff  c) promotes and facilitates meaningful professional development for teachers and other staff  d) facilitates meaningful parental involvement and ensures they are informed about their child’s learning and development.
    4. 4. Social /relational trust is foundational for meaningful school improvement. 4 considerations, each essential:1. Respect.2. Competence.3. Personal regard for others: caring about them and extending yourself beyond your formal role.4. Integrity: do what you say and say what you do
    5. 5. Five Facets1. Benevolence2. Honesty3. Openness4. Reliability5. Competence
    6. 6. leaders
    7. 7. We all want to be better leaders. And the best leaders, it turns out, are the most insatiable learners.How are you learning as fast as the world is changing?
    8. 8. How are you learning as fast as the world is changing?the best leaders (and learners) have the widest field of vision.
    9. 9. How are you learning as fast as the world is changing?the best source of new ideas in your field can be oldideas from unrelated fields.
    10. 10. How are you learning as fast as the world is changing? successful learners work hard not to be loners.Nobody alone learns as quickly as everybody together.
    11. 11. Attend PDParticipate in all Learning
    12. 12. Be curious
    13. 13. Read Books
    14. 14. Faculty
    15. 15. I use twitter to mine forteachablemoments, interestingactivities, and ways tobroaden my thinkingabout teaching andlearning.If I have questions...thereare people in my PLN whocan help me. It has been afun and interestingexperiment for me.
    16. 16. ww.flickr.com/photos/sbeez/6537134617/sizes/l/in/photostream/
    17. 17.  Have your own edcamp Kassblog
    18. 18.  geometer’s sketch pad to design a duck google sketchup 3d printer for prototypes getting online on twitter to join educator hashtag #edchats, synchronously and asynchronously videotaping lectures and posting them on teacher websites, and how that advances learning; favorite extensions for Chrome, including send- to-kindle and awesome screenshot; schoology and edmodo uses in the classroom; AP English video projects; Wolfram Alpha uses in Science and Math classes; documentary videos in history; following senators on Twitter; integrating ALEKS.com in math classes open computer testing in theater history class;
    19. 19. "Collegial Conversations” from Cale Birk For our activity, we came up with was a collaborative Google Document that asked three basic questions: How will we select and/or identify the topic for the Collegial Conversations portion of each staffhttp://thelearningnation.blogspot.com meeting?/2012/10/co-creating-staff-development.html How will we end the conversation? What types of exit strategies do we need to have in place? How do we ensure that we leave each staff meeting on a positive note?
    20. 20. Visiting other schools
    21. 21. parents
    22. 22. Write
    23. 23. Educate
    24. 24. Solicit
    25. 25. students
    26. 26.  Egg rubric here….
    27. 27. http://goo.gl/G3Lwr (readings and resources) Twitter: @jonathanemartin www.21k12blog.nethttp://21k12blog.net/jem-ed-services/jonathanemartin@gmail.com