We are pleased to publish the district case studies are published by Michael Fullan, and supported by the Stuart Foundation. California is committed to improving it’s education performance statewide and we believe there are enough forces aligned to make this result a distinct possibility. The actions and coordinated efforts we are taking are practical and realistic.
The districts are:
- Corona Norco Unified School District
- Fresno Unified School District
- Long Beach Unified School District
- Twin Rivers Unified School District
- Whittier Unified School District
Corona Norco Unified School District
We conducted four main case studies as part of our Stuart Foundation Grant to examine the concept of Professional Capital in action: Fresno Unified,
… Read more Five District Case Studies: California’s Golden Opportunity
Education’s Emerging Role
This 3-page article, written by Michael Fullan for Principal Connections, the Catholic Principals’ Council, addresses declining student engagement in traditional classrooms, the lure of the digital world, and millennials’ motivation to help humanity. The new leadership required is emerging at the school, district and system levels, in part through the New Pedagogies for Deep Learning (NPDL) and six factors outlined in the article.
Download the PDF
… Read more Developing Humanity: Education’s Emerging Role
Learning Forward’s 2016 Annual Conference held in Vancouver was a seminal event for professional learning in Canada. Carol Campbell and team’s ‘Study of the State of Educators’ Professional Learning’, and Fullan and Hargreaves ‘Call to Action’ garnered huge attention and endorsement.
Fullan and Hargreaves presentation, Professional Learning and Development, is available here for download.
… Read more Learning Forward Annual Conference
In collaboration with Google, Michael has written a blog for Google’s Keyword, their central destination for the latest news updates and stories from inside Google.
Google has commissioned research on the Finnish teaching profession by Kantar Public, an independent social research agency, and invited Michael to submit this piece.
If you would like to read it, please click here.
… Read more Find your own Finland – Google Blog
The book that Andy Hargreaves and I wrote, Professional Capital, is a new way of thinking about the profession. Professional capital refers to qualities within and among professionals that we can and should invest in with our time, effort, commitment and ingenuity. The human capital of individuals’ knowledge and skill is a precious asset. The decisional capital of effective judgment needs deliberate investment and development over time. The social capital of the teaching profession is about the power of what teachers can achieve together by moving ideas around and taking collective responsibility for everyone’s success.
… Read more Announcing the Professional Capital Survey—a new digital tool to improve the teaching profession!