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December 03, 2018

Designing Inclusive Learning Spaces

“Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.” - Jonathan Swift Over the past few years, learning space redesign has become one of the trendiest topics in education....
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November 25, 2018

Our Kids Need You

You’ve heard it said countless times… “Kids today…” and it’s often not said in a positive manner. Just before or after the phrase, which is typically said in some condescending...
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November 16, 2018

Creating Future Ready Schools and Classrooms

What is it that today’s modern learners need to thrive? How can schools and districts systemically create a vision of teaching and learning that’s personal, authentic,...
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August 12, 2018

In the Presence of a Hero and How it Challenged Me as an Educator

This post is dedicated to my new friend, Scott. Thank you, Scott, for challenging me to be a better educator, and more importantly, a better person. Recently, I had an...
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July 22, 2018

8 Ways to Redesign on a Minimal Budget

Redesigning learning spaces is far easier feat if the money exists to support it. However, the vast reality is many, if not most districts, don't have the budget available to...
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May 23, 2018

7 Ways to Close the Access Gap

Over the past few years, districts have been working diligently to close the access gap (coined in D.C. as the “Homework Gap”) to support students, particularly those most in...
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April 01, 2018

Learning Transformed: A PLC Opportunity

This June will mark one year since my coauthor Eric Sheninger and I released Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today with ASCD. I feel blessed to say...
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February 19, 2018

10 Steps to Developing a Powerful Learning Culture

"Be the leader you wish you had." --Simon Sinek Professional learning in many districts must undergo radical reform, from a model that's outdated and ineffective to one that's...
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January 29, 2018

300+ Digital Tools Crowdsourced by Educators #LT8Keys

Simply put, educators are some of the most dynamic, creative, brilliant people on the planet. When we work alone, our effectiveness will be capped at our own potential. When we...
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January 03, 2018

The Waze of Great Leadership

Being one who travels virtually every week, I often find myself in remote locations, driving to hotels I’ve never seen, in a town I’ve never been. Upon landing at the closest...
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January 01, 2018

In the News 2018

September Transforming Education: Thomas C. Murray Discusses the Future of Education and What Our Number One Job is, Teach Better, Link The Future is Bright with Tom Murray...
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December 18, 2017

Learning Transformed #LT8keys Holiday Giveaway

Friends, Regardless of which holiday(s) you may celebrate, we can all agree that the holiday season is more about giving than receiving. Whether it’s a gift during one of...
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