Why “Day One”?

The concept is not mine; it belongs to Jeff Bezos. Day One does not mean rewarding just any kind of failure. Failure of basic responsibility – operational efficiency or core expertise – should not be rewarded. Day One doesn’t hold us back because of habits or tradition, just because “it’s always how we’ve done it.”

21st Century Leadership: Creating Value Through Empowerment

View as slideshow Grant Lichtman@GrantLichtman First #naisac13 session to attend today: @NishantMehta on leaders creating value through empowerment. Thu, Feb 28 2013 02:46:48 ReplyRetweetFavorite Greg Bamford@gregbamford @GrantLichtman you chose a good one! @nishantmehta knows his stuff. #NAISAC13 Thu, Feb 28 2013 04:56:45 ReplyRetweetFavorite Jill Gough@jgough Ready for @NishantMehta‘s #NAISC13 Love his great questions! 21st century […]

Sunday Edition: 3 Articles/Resources on Effective Administrator Evaluations

I’ve recently become interested in administrator evaluation models. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has done a lot of work on this topic, however their focus is on identifying the best teachers. Here are three articles/resources I came across this week on evaluating administrators –  Seven Steps to Effective Feedback, by Grant Wiggins, Educational Leadership, Sep. 2012 > […]

A Call for a Passion-Driven Curriculum

Tom Friedman in The New York Times: Now, notes Craig Mundie, one of Microsoft’s top technologists, not just elites, but virtually everyone everywhere has, or will have soon, access to a hand-held computer/cellphone, which can be activated by voice or touch, connected via the cloud to infinite applications and storage, so they can work, invent, entertain, […]