People for Education  Conference Toronto, Ontario November 7, 2009 The Fourth Way:  The Inspiring Future for Educational C...
<ul><li>Three Historical Ways of Change </li></ul><ul><li>Three Current Paths of Distraction </li></ul><ul><li>Can We Envi...
What is Your Vision for Your Schools?
 
The First Way
 
The Second Way
 
 
 
The Third Way
<ul><li>The Path of  Autocracy </li></ul><ul><li>The Path of  Technocracy </li></ul><ul><li>The Path of  Effervescence </l...
 
 
 
First Way Inspiration,  Innovation, Autonomy Second Way Urgency, Consistency, Equity, and Entrepeneurialism Third Way Bala...
Retain Abandon First Way Inspiration, Innovation, Autonomy License, Inconsistency and Lack of Transparency Second Way Urge...
Are our schools distracted from their true moral purposes? If so, what could my role be in finding a better way ahead?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>An inspiring and inclusive vision </li></ul><ul><li>Public engagement </li></ul><ul><li>No achievement without inv...
 
 
www.dennisshirley.net www.mindfulteacher.com [email_address] Presented at People for Education’s conference. www.peoplefor...
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Dennis Shirley presents "The Fourth Way", 21st century teaching and learning, 11/07/09

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Professor Dennis Shirley gave a lively and thoughtful presentation of his research on innovative change in education, The Fourth Way, and suggested strategies for successful change in Ontario schools to produce greater success for students.

At the People for Education Conference on Nov. 7th, 2009, at York University in Toronto.

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  • Dennis Shirley presents "The Fourth Way", 21st century teaching and learning, 11/07/09

    1. 1. People for Education Conference Toronto, Ontario November 7, 2009 The Fourth Way: The Inspiring Future for Educational Change With Professor Dennis Shirley Lynch School of Education Boston College
    2. 2. <ul><li>Three Historical Ways of Change </li></ul><ul><li>Three Current Paths of Distraction </li></ul><ul><li>Can We Envision a Better Way Forward? </li></ul>
    3. 3. What is Your Vision for Your Schools?
    4. 5. The First Way
    5. 7. The Second Way
    6. 11. The Third Way
    7. 12. <ul><li>The Path of Autocracy </li></ul><ul><li>The Path of Technocracy </li></ul><ul><li>The Path of Effervescence </li></ul>
    8. 16. First Way Inspiration, Innovation, Autonomy Second Way Urgency, Consistency, Equity, and Entrepeneurialism Third Way Balance and Inclusiveness; Public Involvement; Financial Reinvestment; Better Evidence; Professional Networks
    9. 17. Retain Abandon First Way Inspiration, Innovation, Autonomy License, Inconsistency and Lack of Transparency Second Way Urgency, Consistency, Equity, Entrepreneurialism Excessive Confidence in Standardization and Markets Third Way Balance and Inclusiveness Public Involvement Financial Reinvestment Better Evidence Professional Networks Persistent Autocracy “ Deliverology” Imposed Targets Obsession with Measurement Effervescent Interactions
    10. 18. Are our schools distracted from their true moral purposes? If so, what could my role be in finding a better way ahead?
    11. 27. <ul><li>An inspiring and inclusive vision </li></ul><ul><li>Public engagement </li></ul><ul><li>No achievement without investment </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate educational responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Students as partners in change </li></ul><ul><li>Mindful learning and teaching </li></ul>
    12. 30. www.dennisshirley.net www.mindfulteacher.com [email_address] Presented at People for Education’s conference. www.peopleforeducation.com
    13. 31. Questions?

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