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How does education meet the needs of the 21st century learner?

Moving Forward with Visible Thinking: Deepening, Embedding, and Outreach

April 15, 2008 by annelies · 3 Comments · 21st century learning, thinking

A Reflection: I have come to this conference to tap into another opportunity to connect with a group of action researchers who continually deepen the Visible Thinking at their schools- something I wish for any school in which I am involved. My involvement with Project Zero goes back many years and it just gets better […]

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Brutal Conversations- Shift Happens!

January 15, 2008 by annelies · No Comments · 21st century learning, change, leadership, school vision

We prize ourselves as being a school with a strong culture of life-long learning. You know what I am talking about- teaming, resources, professional development… I guess there are many who see teaching/learning as a matter of doing what people already know how to do well. We spend so much time searching for (and acquiring) […]

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This is the dawning of a new age of hiring…

November 10, 2007 by annelies · No Comments · 21st century learning, change, leadership, recruiting

Each year talent searching and recruiting seem to start earlier as administrators are bombarded by applications that find their way into our email boxes. My first email arrived on September 17. (Is that early?) Even without definite position openings, I somehow find myself participating in both formal and informal interviews as candidates pass through town! […]

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I’ve been GEEKED!

September 17, 2007 by annelies · 1 Comment · 21st century learning, change, leadership, school vision, thinking

During the past weekend I joined the geeks and participated in a Learning 2.0 conference at Concordia International School in Shanghai, China. In the distant past I would have shied away from what could be perceived as an intimidating environment. But in today’s world, we have no time to allow our fears to overtake our […]

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Distributing the Leadership

June 8, 2007 by annelies · 3 Comments · change, leadership

If technology has “flattened” the world then what will “flatten” leadership? How can we produce a flat(ter) school where everyone who wants to “plug in” can “plug in”? How can our schools become greater adapters of knowledge, skills and resources? Of late I have become particularly interested in the concept of distributed leadership. It is […]

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May 16, 2007 by annelies · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Two years ago I attended the 12th (my first) International Conference on Thinking in Melbourne. I would say that this week was one of those turning moments in my life as an educator. For five evenings after full days of workshops, thinking and discussions I shared my new intense learnings with anyone who had three […]

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Hello world!

May 16, 2007 by annelies · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Welcome to Edublogs.org. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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