Five important things.
Culture and Autonomy
When we survey our employees, culture and autonomy always come up as top reasons people stay.
Source: 2016 Year Review
Culture always wins over tools and technologies, but most of the business world is tone deaf to understanding culture.
Source: FAQ about The Year Without Pants (with satisfying answers)
Culture can be the foundation for all future innovation, or it can be the single biggest resistance to innovation. Don’t fuck up culture.
Source: Project-based Learning and School Culture
Communication is Oxygen
That’s a lot of writing.
In the age of distributed collaboration, we are constantly writing.
Source: Writing in Education and Plain Text Flow
Change the technology culture of school. The voice & choice of inclusive education needs an open by default infrastructure for communication and collaboration. Technology will not find its place in the classroom until we move away from the remediation of the deficit model and embrace open and accessible collaboration.
Source: Communication is oxygen. Build a district wide collaboration infrastructure and an open by default culture.
Diversity and Inclusion
ICYMI, I’m sharing recaps of my D&I professional development. I hope and intend to continue this series.