Adapting Our Aging School Buildings to Be Relevant to Today's Students

 Nancy Blair, Mark Weston, Allison Kerley

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Today's students are learning and being taught differently.  The new models require flexible learning spaces.  In this segment, we talk about how to adapt old school buildings to meet the needs of today's students.

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Shifting from Teaching Kids What to Learn to Teaching Kids How to Learn

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Dennis Schug 

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Educators on the leading edge of preparing kids for an unknown future are shifting to teaching  kids how to learn.  Learn more.

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Great Teaching Is an Important Thing, but Not the Only Thing

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Mark Weston Ph.D.

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It's a well-established axiom that teachers are the single most important  influence in a child's education.  In this segment, we look at the other influences that shape academic outcomes.  

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Tech Coaches: What Works, What Does Not

Nancy Blair, Mark Weston Ph.D,  Margaret Sisler 

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The role of tech coach is a relatively new position in most schools.  When used well, tech coaches can make a big difference.  What is required to make tech coaching work? 

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Teaching Dilemma: How Do We Innovate in a Culture of Compliance?

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Lisa Abel-Palmieri, Ph.D.

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School cultures focused on compliance and testing make innovation challenging.  How can educators work around counter-innovative cultures? 

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