Tag Archives: 21st century learning

2018

As the first days of 2018 arrive, any reflections on last year seem to contain an uncomfortable rawness because of the events continuously populating our devices – the immediacy, brutality and complexity of a world fueled by- “FakeNews?”, each one … Continue reading

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Please Don’t…

In one of my finer moments as an educational leader, I stood in front of an assembly of 400 students and stuck a microphone in front of a 10th grader, asking him to tell us what the mission statement meant … Continue reading

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Struggle & Triumph

By Barry Dequanne | Follow me on Twitter @dequanne “The most important thing is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing 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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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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Timing is Everything

It’s 8am, Monday. “Okay, everyone, sit down and take out your books and go to page 37 and do the exercise B now. Why aren’t you listening? Richard, please sit down. You don’t have your book? Why are you late?” … Continue reading

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