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Why Do We Need to Invent a Brand New School System?

Educational reform is not a new idea. We are at a tipping point to make some bigger changes to the way we operate as a public school system.

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Student Skills for Success in the Modern Workplace

What does the modern workplace look like? In many ways, this is a challenging question for educators to answer. Their modern workplace is ob …

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Compliance within our Current Educational Reality

Up to this point, we have spent some time exploring the history of schooling in America and the impact of the factory model/system. The infl …

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DLAC: Giving Students Agency Through Digital Learning

The DLAC (Digital Learning Annual Conference) is centered in providing digital learning options for students and giving them agency or contr …

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Finding the Right FIT for Your Virtual Learning Program

Choosing to enroll in a virtual learning program option can be equated to joining a gym or starting a workout routine. The online learning e …

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Our Current Educational Model: How Did We Get Here?

I believe it was the late great Yogi Berra, the New York Yankees Hall of Famer, who is credited with saying “If you don’t know where you’re …

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An Educational Revolution vs. Going Back to Normal

Could it be time for an educational revolution? As we look to the 2021-2022 school year, there is a lot of talk of “going back to normal.” I …

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E-Learning and School Design: What Happened in 2020?

I am not sure I need to define the historical global pandemic that happened in 2020 and how it impacted e-learning, as it is still fresh in …

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School Redesign Series: Meet the Writer

The truth is: I am not big on self-promotion. That doesn’t mean that I am humble, it just means that I am not big on talking about what I am …

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From Disconnect to Reconnect

During the opening years of our online learning program, we looked more like a regular learning program and less like one with personalized …

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The 3 Fs That Don’t Equal Failure

The 3 F’s that don’t equal failure: Flexibility, Forward-Thinking, and Formative Practices. Plan for personalized learning options for this …

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Making Learning Visible

When my lenses or windshield become foggy, I need to stop and clear my vision so I know where to head. Amidst all of the disruption that has …

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