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School20 Lower Hudson NY 2012

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School20 Lower Hudson NY 2012

  1. Creating School 2.0Chris LehmannScience Leadership AcademyPhiladelphia, PA@chrislehmann
  2. Why This Matters
  3. My Bias:Old Ideas and New Tools
  4. More Bias:Citizenry, Not Workforce
  5. One Last Bias:Public Education = Democracy
  6. Agency
  7. Head
  8. Heart
  9. Hands
  10. Voice
  11. Our Current Model And this isn’t relevant.
  12. The Paradox of Education 2012: Create New Things, Measured Old Ways
  13. Data Driven DecisionsAssume that you use good data -- and good data ain’t cheap.
  14. A BigProblem:Lack ofHumility
  15. A Related Problem: We’re Too A-Historical
  16. What the school system needs to understand is that its strength lies, not in the strength of the central organization,but in the strength of the individual school, not in making oneschool like another, but in making each school a distinct unit.The need of the system is the preservation of its units, so that each school can keep itself alive, wide awake, responsive to its people, easily adaptable, the best of its kind. Angelo Patri -- A Schoolmaster of the Great City
  17. Reclaim Our Language Reclaim Education
  18. Deliver Pizza Not Instruction
  19. EducationNot Training
  20. Dream Bigger
  21. The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn. -- Alvin Toffler
  22. What Will You Unlearn?
  23. We Learn BestWhen It Matters To Us
  24. If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play. - John Cleese 838786841/ Photo by Ewan McIntosh
  25. Tell A Better Story:We Must Have Vision
  26. Caring InstitutionsWe Teach Kids, Not Subjects
  27. Inquiry DrivenAsk Questions We Don’tKnow The Answers To
  28. Student Centered It’s Not About Us.
  29. Teacher-Mentored Kids Need Adults
  30. Community-Based We can learn from many
  31. CollaborativeSynthesis Works
  32. Passionate High School Is Real Life
  33. Integrated The day has to make sense
  34. Meta-Cognitive Think about thinking.
  35. Discussion:What Is Your VisionFor Your School?
  36. Ideas Must Live In PracticeBuild Systems and Structures that Reflect Your Vision
  37. Understanding-Driven and Project-Based
  38. TraditionalClassrooms:Recall-Based Tests Homework Projects Class Participation
  39. The Schools We Need:Understanding- Driven Projects Homework Class Participation Tests & Quizzes
  40. Common Language ofTeaching and Learning
  41. Common Inputs
  42. Common Process
  43. Common Outputs
  44. AdvisoryWe Teach Kids, Not Subjects
  45. ILPs and CapstonesWhat if High School Was Real Life?
  46. The Schedule
  47. Hiring
  48. Discussion:Examine One System or Structure ofYour School or Classroom.How can you change it to better reflectyour values / mission?
  49. Technology Like OxygenUbiquitous, Necessary and Invisible
  50. Neil Postman:Certain Technologies Are Not Additive, They Are Transformative
  51. “What’s Good?”Not “What’s New?”
  52. Technology Transforms: Creation Research Collaboration Presentation Networking
  53. Technology:• How can technology enable you to achieve your goals?• How will technology transform your goals?
  54. Continue theConversationDream big in every community
  55. Empower the KidsIt is their education, and it will be their world
  56. Conversations:• Who are the stakeholders?• How can they be brought into this vision?• What fears do you need to address?• How will the student voice be part of the discussion?
  57. Keep Asking QuestionsAnd Don’t Settle For Easy Answers
  58. Hard Questions:• What is the worst consequence of your best idea?• How can you mitigate them?• What are the obstacles to this change?• How can you overcome them?
  59. Don’t Forget to Slow DownBe intentional in the use of tools and time
  60. Life Questions:• How are the lives of teachers different in this model?• How are the students’ lives different?• How will you deal with the change?
  61. OrganizeIf not me, who? If not now, when?
  62. Be a Learner
  63. Be Willing to Be Transformed We Have So Much Left to Learn
  64. Thoughtful, Wise,Passionate and Kind
  65. What do we teachin the Information Age?
  66. Wisdom.
  67. Join us: Twitter: chrislehmann Science Leadership Academyhttp://www.scienceleadership.orgEduCon 2.5 -- Jan. 25-27, 2013