Leadership – Education – Technology – Other Interesting Stuff

Did you catch the 5 essential leadership lessons in the Godfather? Read it to believe it.

  1. Build a powerful community
  2. Hold people accountable.
  3. Don’t get emotional.
  4. Be decisive. 
  5. Spend time with your family. (Oh, and Anne and Sue, I hear “balance.”)

This interview with Amy Astley, editor in chief of Teen Vogue describes her leadership experiences, style and some lessons learned – and she talks about a “benevolent dictatorship.”  

Stealing from one of the world’s fastest shrinking glaciers  – ice cubes for sale.

The mobile device future in the classroom – more about cellphones…and then the bigger picture – how do we change pedagogy? What is the impact on student achievement? On learning?   

I admit it, I had not thought about kindergarteners Tweeting their learning log to their parents…and it is such cool version of a learning log (formative assessment technique).

Who knew fantasy band camp could help CEOs get better, let alone even existed?

Thoughts about protecting us from the time when the sky really does start falling  

An app and an online service to help you pay attention to the image perceived from your use of social media  

Back in the mid-90s, I bought a whole notebook for learning how to brainstorm. Who knew I needed it? What I learned is we assume folks (even kids) know how to do this. We don’t. I love the personas given to a brainstorm facilitator in this article

Geotagging articles in Wikipedia leads to a fascinating picture of those whose “voices” are “heard” on the Internet. The mapping tool is utterly fascinatingand slightly scary at the same time. How DO we get all the voices in the room?


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