In this video, Sir Ken Robinson, talks about creativity, innovation, the power of imagination and the re-creation of education.
If you haven't heard Sir Ken talk, he is always worth the watch. He presents with humour while delivering an...
This blog post by Cathy J Cook & Carol Fine, on behalf of the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory
A statement from the post:
"Professional development can no longer be viewed as an event that occurs on a particular day of the...
Written by Stuart Lester and Wendy Russell, this 2010 working paper provides an examination of the importance of play in the lives of children worldwide. Chapters include understanding play, play in context, play as self-protection, play as...
This 2006 OECD report considers the nature of early childhood education and care around the world reporting on why countries invest in ECE, approaches to ECE policy, training and working conditions for teachers and universal access for children.
This article by Skiffington, Washburn, and Elliott (May 2011) discusses the process of instructional coaching - a professional development approach.
"Using reflective practice strategies—including posing open-ended questions to teachers...
Written by Ann Hatherly, CORE Education, April 2011
Is there a difference between management and leadership and should you really care?
Unpacking the distinction provides a framework with which to reflect on and assess the proportion of...
Written by Helen Duncan, CORE Education, April 2011
The use of metaphor by teachers can be a powerful tool in understanding their own leadership vision and communicating it to others.
Below is an example from Bevan Simpson –...
In this TED Talk, McChrystal talks about leaders needing to have a shared purpose. He relates this to his experiences in the army, but throughout his talk, weaves in the leadership qualities of:
learning from others,
RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us
Adapted from Dan Pink's talk at the RSA, this clip "illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace."