Teachers: 10 Tips for Slowing Down | Edutopia

Since my last Edutopia blog post, How Slowing Down Can Lead to Great Change was published, I’ve received dozens of messages asking for suggestions for how to slow things down in schools. The premise behind the following suggestions is that if we slow down, we’ll have more opportunities for reflection — to think about what we’ve done […]

Teachers: How Slowing Down Can Lead to Great Change | Edutopia

Sometimes, in order to gain perspective on a situation, I imagine myself zooming into outer space and looking down on whatever is going on. From a distance of thousands of feet above whatever craziness is happening I can see more clearly and determine the actions that are available for me to take. Over the last […]

In India, a School that Empowers Students and Teachers | Edutopia

Photo credit: American School of Bombay

I’m just wrapping up a 10-day stay in Mumbai, India, where I’ve been immersed in the energizing learning environment of American School of Bombay (ASB). Outside the walls of this state-of-the-art, pre-K-12 international school, you find contrasts at every corner: urban slums near posh shopping malls, rickshaws sharing the roads with limousines. Step inside ASB and you […]

Education Everywhere: International School Success Stories and Global Collaboration

Edutopia’s video series Education Everywhere profiles innovative school systems all around the world. There you’ll find links to the videos and additional resources for global learning. BY EDUTOPIA STAFF Education Everywhere Video Series Edutopia’s video series takes a look at high-achieving education systems and model schools around the world to see what makes them successful. […]

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“The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.”

- John Maxwell