Collaboration isn’t always easy. Admittedly, that’s not groundbreaking news.
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When we were kids, my little brother and I collaborated only when absolutely necessary and only when there was mutual benefit in the end result. Eating broccoli, for instance. We grew up in a “we serve it, you eat it” house. Little brother, being a renegade in many ways from the start, preferred the broccoli stems to the flowers. I preferred the flowers. A simple collaboration and we both accomplished the task necessary to be excused from the table. When it came to eating liver, however, there was no such deal to strike. And, as little brother discovered, climbing a tree to avoid eating liver was not a solution. And cold liver? Worse.
Come to think of it, that’s not too different from business organizations. Read More »
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Leadership is not reserved for the people at the top of an organization.
For a team or organization to truly move forward in an aligned and synergistic way, everyone has to be involved and feel that they can contribute in a meaningful way—no matter their role.
You can make a difference and tap your leadership skills. Learn how in this free WebEx webinar on Wednesday, May 23.
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Steve Wozniak gets excited about education.
He recorded a fantastic talk via WebEx about his experiences getting kids excited about technology in education. His enthusiasm is contagious as he passionately discusses the results of his efforts.
Woz, as he is affectionately known, is a huge supporter of teachers and education. He speaks of his great experiences in school as a child and his incredible respect for his teachers and the schools that he attended.
He acknowledges that testing has its problems, that it’s not as powerful as a subjective judgment. He’d rather see a way to evaluate students that takes into account the individual and his or her talents and needs.
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Here are tips from the experts. They feature advice and case studies of how teachers and districts are using tech in education. All of these WebEx sessions are on-demand, so you can watch them when you have time.
Blend Traditional and Online Learning
Blending traditional classroom instruction with online learning is bridging the achievement gap, as many public schools now offer hybrid classrooms.
Aventa Learning/K12, Inc. in partnership with the Santa Clara County of Education, explain the blended model: how it can build a broader range of engaging and rigorous courses, how to customize an online learning solution and they provide insight into the financial and educational benefits. Watch it.
The Power of Writing
California’s 2007 Teacher of the Year Alan Sitomer talks about sensibly incorporating technology and new literacies.
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It’s hard to improve your leadership skills when you are stuck in the trenches actually doing the leading! Since making time to learn can be a challenge, we pulled together some of our best recorded information from the experts who offer specific tips for building your skills.
UPDATE: The Ken Blanchard Group has just announced a new event on April 25th. Register here. After the event, watch here.
They are all available on demand so you can watch whenever you have a few minutes.
Yesterday, in part one we focused on goal setting, vision and leadership. Today, in part two we take a look at motivation and team dynamics. Each tip has an on-demand WebEx you can access at any time -- you don’t need to download any software to participate.
Step 4: Tune up your leadership effectiveness
Best-selling authors Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller offer four keys to increase influence, impact and leadership effectiveness. Based on their book, Read More »
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