Interviews

Making Progress Possible: A Conversation

Do you ever wonder how to truly achieve change in your school or system? If you haven’t already read Michael Fullan’s book, The Six Secrets of Change, this interview with Naomi Thiers of Educational Leadership is a good place to start.

Michael Fullan Educational Leadership Interview (downloadable pdf)

Educational Leadership
June 2017 | Volume 74 | Number 9
Gearing Up for Change Pages 8-14
Making Progress Possible:
A Conversation with Michael Fullan

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Deep Learning in a Digital World

We would like to thank The Learning Exchange for producing a series of videos from Quest 2016. The theme of Quest was “Deep Learning in a Digital World” and the speakers in this resource address the characteristics of deep learning but also deal with issues of equity, diversity, educational change and global citizenship. Speakers include:
Sarah Prevette
Tony Glover
Peter Skillen
Michael Fullan
Carol Campbell
Andy Hargreaves
Rafranz Davis

 

About Quest:
Every year the York Region District School Board’s Quest Conference brings together members of the educational community from around the world.

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Role of the School Leader – November Learning Podcast

This podcast was produced by Alan November, Founder of November Learning, in partnership with Cisco Education and covers select concepts of the role of the school leader in building cultures that support innovation.

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 January 2017

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Diffusing Tension Between Tech and Instructional Leaders

Christina Quattrocchi, staff writer, EdSurge, wrote the following article on Diffusing Tension Between Tech and Instructional Leaders:

One might expect bandwidth, data privacy and device rollouts to dominate discussions at this year’s Consortium for School Networking’s (CoSN) conference, where over 900 chief technology officers (CTO) and other administrators gathered.

But the opening message was quite the opposite. Keynote speaker Michael Fullan, Canadian education writer and researcher shared one simple message: “It’s time to shift focus from the digital to the pedagogical.”

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CoSN 2015: An Unstoppable Digital Revolution is Around the Corner

By D. Frank Smith

Frank is a social media journalist for the CDW family of technology magazine websites.

To embrace a deeper learning landscape, educators must work together to make digital pedagogy appetizing.

That’s the takeaway from the opening keynote at CoSN 2015 in Atlanta, led by Michael Fullan, an education researcher and a former dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Fullan has spent years studying the horizon of education technology in schools all over the world,

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Go Deeper with Digital Learning at CoSN

Christina Quattrocchi, staff writer, EdSurge, has written a fabulous article on the 17th annual Consortium for School Networking’s conference.

“While the edtech glitterati nurse their hangovers from SXSWedu next week, Chief Technology Officers, Instructional Technology Directors and Superintendents will meet at the 17th annual Consortium for School Networking’s (CoSN) conference. This year, CoSN will bring together 900 district tech leaders to Atlanta to talk shop over mobile technology, personalized learning, data and privacy, and the new kid on the edtech buzzword block: Deeper Learning.

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Michael Fullan Joins Edsby Board of Directors

Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) March 04, 2015

Renowned educational researcher Dr. Michael Fullan has joined the board of directors of Edsby®, developers of an innovative learning management system built for K-12 school districts that engages teachers, parents and students using modern technologies.

Dr. Michael Fullan is the former Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. Recognized as a worldwide authority on educational reform, he advises policymakers and local leaders around the world. Dr.

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NSW – Fullan article in The Age

NSW educators wanting to improve public school system could learn from Ontario

In Australia, relentless debates over education, arguments over curriculum and disputes about funding models could easily leave observers convinced the sky isn’t far off falling down.

Some of the bad news is true. But the good news is that, with the right strategies in place and some persistence, education systems can not only stave off doom but can, in fact, make substantial progress.

Ontario,

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Three Keys to Maximizing Impact: BLC Interview, Boston

Filmed at the Building Learning Communities conference in Boston, Michael talks about the role of the principal and the three strategies they need to practice to move forward. Fullan says that for principals to have impact they need to participate as lead learners, contribute as system players, and develop push and pull skills to be effective change agents.

July 2014

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