If you had to give a child advice on how to better manage their anger, do you think you’d have more impact on them by sharing a personal storyor a story you heard about a friend’s friend? When it comes to forming strong interpersonal connections, there are rarely more powerful ways of doing so than sharing (or teaching with) experiences you have personally lived through. As you integrate social-emotional learning into the framework of your local learner-centered model, Emotional Intelligence 2.0could be a perfect thought partner in boosting your own emotional intelligence as you guide young learners along a similar journey.
Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think
Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier
Calls for more data in education often fail to reach a meaningful position, as they so frequently lack a clear reference to the relevant statistics and statistical reasoning. And, when they do, there are few people who can articulate these arguments correctly or in a way that is digestible to a wider audience. Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier, co-authors of Big Data, invite readers to explore the ins-and-outs of data collection, what power it holds (and doesn’t), and how we can more appropriately determine its significance.
The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever
Michael Bungay Stanier
As a pioneering leader in learner-centered education, you automatically inherit the task of leading your colleagues alonga transformational journey that never ends. This means your leadership will always be in demand, which is good and bad. It’s good in that you’ll have a job for the long-term. It’s bad in that you’ll need to be operating from alens of leadership that allows for constant adaptation. According to Michael Bungay Stanier, author of The Coaching Habit,the latter shouldn’t make you worry as long as you’re willing to do less and less—or in his words, “be lazy.” Confused? Discover why this insight and many more will transform the way you lead and infuse your team with an exciting drive for more.