Tag Archives: NeXt Lesson

The NeXt School

I am starting a summer writing project with Kevin Kerr that looks to not only define, but support a school as they look to become the NeXt School. This is a follow up to the work done last summer and … Continue reading

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Making Student Empowerment the Curriculum

Just came across this TED talk and it is “contagious” in the words of Kiran Bir Sethi the founder of the Riverside school in India. It talks about the schools efforts to transform itself into a studio space that is centred … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Temptation of Differentiated Instruction

Greek mythology speaks of the sirens who “were dangerous and beautiful creatures, portrayed as femmes fatales who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island.” The myth is centred around the wisdom of … Continue reading

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LL May 21.13

Knowledge Construction I have to be honest, when we at the TCDSB were first working through the ITL research, the one that gave me the most problems was Knowledge Construction. I just could not get my head around the idea … Continue reading

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LL May 16.2013

Self Regulation I was sent this video from Stepan Pruchnicky through Twitter wondering if there was an educational metaphor here. I responded to him with two tweets. This is why I love twitter because I would not have found this video, … Continue reading

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LL May 2.13

Real World Problem-Solving and Innovation I have to start this post by saying that I am a confirmed TED-aholic. What an amazing idea  and resource for just about everyone. You may notice, if you scroll through my posts, that I … Continue reading

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LL April 29.13

The neXt 6 posts will centre around an unpacking of the 6 competencies of The NeXt Lesson but I am going to break the traditional order for no other reason than access to something that I found very interesting this … Continue reading

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