Posts by Greg Garner
As we look at the start of fall, it is a great time to refocus our energies. When we worry that students aren't learning, we come up with reactive solutions, but how can we get in front of these issues? How can we move from planning activities, to planning learning?
Education today doesn’t look anything like it used to. We can argue if that’s good or bad, but all that matters is that we are able to use education to serve the purposes it has been established for, changing though they may be. I propose that we are a nation attempting to rewrite the subscript of the very purpose of our educational system.
A recap of 20 great education conferences that are worth attending throughout the course of the year. From the big 12 digital learning to major regional conferences and a couple more for good measure. Check out this list and start planning your conference season!
If your observation style is hands-off because traditional learning models permitted learners to be passive, it’s time to up the ante: get involved, talk with teachers and students, and become a co-learner and instructional coach.
Lazy mornings, afternoons by the pool, and no agenda. Summer must be here! Of course, we all know this describes maybe 5 days of your summer break with the rest of your time attending trainings, conferences, figuring out what to do with your seemingly permanently-bored children, and a litany of…