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Are Your Students Ready For Their Graduation Handshake?

2017-12-08T12:27:27+00:00

I had the honor of being a keynote speaker at iNACOL’s 2017 conference. Having attended this conference for many years, I was thrilled to be asked. I knew my message needed to be important and sticky — because I believe in my gut and my heart, after 40 years as an educator, principal, and coach and consultant to schools and state education departments, that our [...]

Are Your Students Ready For Their Graduation Handshake? 2017-12-08T12:27:27+00:00

2Revolutions Creating Educational Magic for Refugees

2017-12-08T13:06:12+00:00

So when the opportunity arose for 2Rev to do some work with the kick-butt educators at Winooski School District in Vermont, I was ecstatic. Winooski reminds me a lot of my hometown in Indiana. I understand it well. There’s a lot of economic struggle, multigenerational white poverty, issues with drugs. But it’s also many other things: it’s the state’s largest refugee resettlement city (and in [...]

2Revolutions Creating Educational Magic for Refugees 2017-12-08T13:06:12+00:00

Reimagining school to deliver awesome individualized education

2017-08-10T17:10:10+00:00

Minnesota in July is especially lovely. While 2Rev was there earlier this summer to work with a large cohort of educators in our partnership with the Bush Foundation, we soaked in the explosions of color and shapes in the Hamline University flowerbeds, where our design institute was hosted. The diversity, energy, and beauty we found outside was mirrored inside, amid the teams of educators working to design [...]

Reimagining school to deliver awesome individualized education 2017-08-10T17:10:10+00:00

What Does It Take to Build Innovative, Integrative Community?

2017-08-15T17:17:36+00:00

Last summer, 2Rev was one of a handful of organizations invited by the Carnegie Corporation of New York to participate in their Integration Design Consortium (IDC). The purpose of the IDC was to crowd-source root causes of, and potentially innovative solutions to, the challenge of siloization/fragmentation that routinely thwarts faster progress in our communities. (Note to funders: Carnegie’s approach was creative, efficient, and prolific - a good [...]

What Does It Take to Build Innovative, Integrative Community? 2017-08-15T17:17:36+00:00