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If You Need it, Get it! Do-It-Yourself Professional Development in the 21st Century

If You Need it, Get it! Do-It-Yourself Professional Development in the 21st Century

By Rita Platt In my work as a teacher-leader, I often hear teachers lament that they need more training on various methods, strategies, ideas, and […]

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“Why Should We Do That?”  The Impact of Trust on Buy-In in Schools

“Why Should We Do That?” The Impact of Trust on Buy-In in Schools

Cited Academic Research, Featured Articles, The Edge of Education March 8, 2016 at 6:21 pm Comments are Disabled

by: James McGuire “Why should we do that?”  “What a waste of time.” These are frequently heard phrases in a school.  A secret that teachers […]

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A message to graduates

A message to graduates

The Edge of Education June 4, 2013 at 9:40 am 1 comment

There’s a lot of noise out there. No doubt you’ve heard it by now.  The advice.  The questions.  The expectations.  The clichés about graduating, moving […]

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How to use your fear of loss for fun and profit

How to use your fear of loss for fun and profit

The Edge of Education February 6, 2013 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

“Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.” — Steve […]

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How the pros use the psychology of persuasion to convince us to buy now

How the pros use the psychology of persuasion to convince us to buy now

The Edge of Education January 16, 2013 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

The psychology of persuasion has always fascinated me–probably because I stink at it. When I was in college, I worked for a while as a […]

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Mark Twain’s case for autonomy

Mark Twain’s case for autonomy

The Edge of Education January 2, 2013 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Tom Sawyer looked at the 810 square feet of Aunt Polly’s fence he had been assigned to whitewash and, “Life to him seemed hollow, and […]

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Schools Cannot Do It Alone: Chapter 9

Schools Cannot Do It Alone: Chapter 9

The Shift August 14, 2012 at 2:48 pm 1 comment

SCHOOLS CANNOT DO IT ALONE by Jamie Vollmer A book study: Please participate in the discussion by leaving a comment below. Part 10 in a […]

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Schools Cannot Do It Alone: Chapter 8

Schools Cannot Do It Alone: Chapter 8

The Shift July 30, 2012 at 8:28 pm 3 comments

SCHOOLS CANNOT DO IT ALONE by Jamie Vollmer A book study: Please participate in the discussion by leaving a comment below. Part 9 in a […]

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Schools Cannot Do It Alone: Chapter 7

Schools Cannot Do It Alone: Chapter 7

The Shift July 9, 2012 at 6:00 pm 2 comments

SCHOOLS CANNOT DO IT ALONE by Jamie Vollmer A book study: Please participate in the discussion by leaving a comment below. Part 8 in a […]

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Schools Cannot Do It Alone: Chapter 5

Schools Cannot Do It Alone: Chapter 5

The Shift June 22, 2012 at 6:46 am 2 comments

SCHOOLS CANNOT DO IT ALONE by Jamie Vollmer A book study: Please participate in the discussion by leaving a comment below. Part 6 in a […]

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