Monday, February 4, 2013

Word Up

What happens when you put together curious educators who have a passion for their work, sprinkle in a couple of questions, and add a platform for sharing? Amazing conversations happen, that's what!

I certainly don't mind speaking in front of an audience when there is information to be shared. But I would much prefer to create situations in which smart, capable people are responsible for the heavy lifting.

Today, our leadership team was posed just a few questions. From this, amazing reflection, questioning, and sharing of classroom practice ensued. The following is a Wordle that represents our conversation:

I can't wait to hear the conversations that will stem from this one. Any time that student learning is put at the center, and caring, imaginative teachers respond, great conversations (and action) will happen!

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