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Emphasize Empathy

Empathy in students entering college has declined a jaw-dropping 40% Since 2000! Think about that a minute… This finding from a study of empathy in over 14,000 college students, by University of Michigan researchers, caused quite a stir when it … Continue reading

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The Chemistry of Culture White Paper

My new White Paper, The Chemistry of Culture, was released at the 2018 Model Schools Conference in Orlando, FL. It is available at the link below: https://goo.gl/87RrjR

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If Your Culture is Broken, You Can’t Fix Anything else

The most important question a student will ask a teacher is, “Why do I need to know this?” The most important question a teacher can ask a principal is, “Why do I need to do this?” If we don’t have … Continue reading

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Culture is Destiny

I started writing this Blog because I’ve been thinking about and studying how best to use technology in the classroom for over 30 years, and I thought I could contribute to the topic. After all, I was “flipping” my classroom … Continue reading

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Rigor and Relevance in Asia

Rigor and Relevance in Asia Recently I returned from doing extended work in Asia. This trip was one of the most unique and exciting learning experiences of my career. I was invited by the government of Taiwan to lead a … Continue reading

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BYOD: Is It Right For You?

BYOD: Is It Right For You?  Is Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD, really the best way to provide more students access to technology in the classroom? I’ve been asked that question a lot lately and it will be the … Continue reading

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Technology and the Transition to the Common Core

Technology and the Transition to the Common Core As more schools and school districts across the country continue to dig deeper into the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Assessments by which they will be measured, there is … Continue reading

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