Reflecting on a life spent teaching students and teachers how to “just try,” founder of High Tech High Larry Rosenstock shares his experiences, advice, and lessons learned.
In this podcast episode, High Tech High leaders Larry Rosenstock, Jeff Robin and Kaleb Rashad share musings about student projects, starting new schools, hiring teachers and why the city the school is located in is so important.
[…] then innovative in all three areas. 3. Foundational ideas. Every good school is based on a set of foundational ideas that form a common intellectual mission (as Larry Rosenstock would say). This creates a common sense of purpose and focus. The mission should be both succinct and profoundly deep (you can summarize in 5 seconds […]
[…] change is comfortable but it’s not equitable. Balance the desire to go slow with the need to accelerate student progress. 5 Tips on Learning Environments 1. Space: Larry Rosenstock developed all of the High Tech High spaces with as much “Height, light, and exposed structure” as possible to make it inspiring and inviting. 2. Exhibitions: […]
[…] so that it shouts from wall to wall, reverberating through spaces of learning and care. Here, learning is a celebration. Founder of the High Tech High network Larry Rosenstock (featured image) visited the abandoned Naval Training Center San Diego in 1999 where he found old warehouses with high ceilings. After gaining access to one and […]
[…] learning or work experience. (*Campaign to End Loneliness) Creativity — A fundamentally human skill, to create something that wasn’t there before, great words from a mentor of mine Larry Rosenstock. In this creativity crisis, it’s essential we develop our unique creativity at all levels of education and work to best contribute to the economy and society. […]
[…] more deeply and ask better questions, cementing the learning and their confidence far beyond the hour-long session. I met founder Jared Wells 23 years ago when he helped Larry Rosenstock open High Tech High. As Assessment Director, Wells thought deeply about formative feedback and support strategies. He left four years later to return to his tutoring […]
[…] schools have a shared vision. Every good school is based on a set of foundational ideas that form a common intellectual mission (as High Tech High founder Larry Rosenstock would say). This creates a common sense of purpose and focus. The mission should be both succinct and profoundly deep (you can summarize in five seconds […]
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[…] the path forward. Wagner was influential in helping to shape the early Gates Foundation agenda and facilitated introductions to sector leaders including Ted Sizer, Deborah Meier, and Larry Rosenstock. Some of Tony’s high impact books include: How Schools Change (second edition, 2002) recaps Tony’s dissertation at Harvard, a qualitative review of school change efforts in […]