Enabling Better Collaboration – an ISTE conversation

Part of the ISTE conference that I usually enjoy the most is the Unconference,( which after various name changes is ¬†currently known as HackED Con), typically held on the Saturday prior to ISTE at the conference center. ¬†If you aren’t familiar with the unconference concept, it is an all day, all voluntary conference organized by the conference attendees, who upon arriving, suggest and vote on sessions for the day. A series of conversations were selected for the Saturday, including personalized learning, makerspaces, global collaborations, etc. […]

Leading a community

July 4 was National Leadership Day. I’ve been thinking a lot about NECC, and about leadership, and what qualities I think are most important in a leader. Though frankly, I’d like to expand the definition of leader to include all of us, because every person on a campus can provide some sort of leadership for others. But something that both Ken Pruitt and Michael Curtin said at NECC Unplugged has stuck with me all week. They spoke about different topics, but both of them talked […]