Monthly Archives: March 2016

Professional Development – Perk or Priority?

The leadership team is meeting to review professional development plans for the teaching staff. Glancing over the dozens of applications, ‘Who gets to go to the conference this year?’ quips the primary principal. Cringe…. Who ‘gets’ to go? Right there … Continue reading

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Everyone’s Going To College.

The Stanford University Class of 2019 was selected from 42,487 candidates, the largest applicant pool in Stanford’s history. The 2,144 admitted students come from 50 states and 77 countries. That’s about a 5% acceptance rate. FIVE PERCENT. The world is … Continue reading

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Future of Education

By Barry Dequanne | Follow me on Twitter @dequanne We recently hosted an evening event with parents and teachers entitled, “The Future of Education.” The workshop was more of a discussion about the factors that are currently disrupting and redefining … Continue reading

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An Educational Responsibility

       So this past Friday I presented at a regional TTT (Teachers Teaching Teachers) conference here in Quito, with over 1000 educators on hand to learn, to network, and to share their educational expertise with each other. It was a … Continue reading

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Chaos Theory

“A mathematic theory that deals with complex systems whose behavior is highly sensitive to slight changes in conditions, so that small alterations can give rise to strikingly great consequences.” This is also called the ‘butterfly effect’ where if you can … Continue reading

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Living in the Shadows

Last week the administrative team at ECA participated in an exciting learning opportunity. Each member of our team spent an entire day shadowing a different student. Our administrative team consists of me, our three principals, an assistant principal, the Director … Continue reading

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