Thursday, November 4, 2010

Center for Teaching, The Westminister School

How can schools recruit and keep high-quality teachers? Here's the sentence that caught my eye "Because excellence in teaching leads to excellence in education, providing meaningful professional development opportunities should be a top priority."

Liberating the Innovator Within

Jamie Baker discusses recreating leaders as learners as part of creating environments that support innovation.

The Neuroscience of Talent

Daniel Coyle is the author of The Talent Code. What is the secret of getting really good at something? How do we unlock it?

Journalist and New York Times bestselling author Daniel Coyle visited nine of the world’s greatest talent hotbeds — tiny places that produce huge amounts of talent, from a small music camp in upstate New York to an elementary school in California to the baseball fields of the Caribbean.

Appreciative Inquiry

AI is a model for igniting positive change in institutions. Frankly, I'm not sure exactly what this means, but the session description looks very interesting. I was particularly intrigued by the phrase "the power of the affirmative question." So, we'll see!

Liz Coleman, President of Bennington College

Liz Coleman calls for a reinvention of liberal arts.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Education Innovation Summit

I'm so excited and honored to be a part of the Education Innovation Summit at Hathaway Brown School. Thursday night, Daniel Pink, author of Drive and A Whole New Mind will give the keynote. I'll be listening and liveblogging, please join me!

After I get to the conference, I'll make a list of other sessions I'll be liveblogging on Friday and Saturday.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

College Athletic Recruiting Seminar

With Tony Collins

Thursday, October 21, 2010

PEP on October 21st