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Why Every Parent or Student Should Read This Book

on October 31, 2018 in Education, Inc.com

Why Every Parent or Student Should Read This Book October 31, 2018 If not, the experience will surprise you. The building feels eerily smaller. The teachers seem more human. I visited my grade school when I returned to Philadelphia for graduate school after college in New York City. I saw my fifth grade teacher. We were surprised and happy to recognize each other. After hello, almost immediately she said, “I’m[…] Keep reading →

Mind-blowing learning that works: Self-Directed Education

on September 14, 2018 in Education, Freedom, Models

Sometimes you discover a way of doing things so obviously more effective than how you were taught that you can’t believe how twisted our society has become. The new way shows how much the systems we’ve created twist us to fit their goals, however much those goals smother and corrupt our basic humanity that served us for hundreds of thousands of years, living in harmony with our world, and still[…] Keep reading →

How you learn is as important as what you learn, part 2

on March 20, 2017 in Audio, Education, Leadership

Today follows up last week’s post, “How you learn is as important as what you learn, part 1,” with the second part of my conversation with transformative principal Jethro Jones. Click here to listen to part 1 of that conversation. Click here to listen to part 2 of that conversation. The concept that how you learn is as important as what you learn is one of the fundamental principles behind[…] Keep reading →

How you learn is as important as what you learn, part 1

on March 12, 2017 in Audio, Education, Leadership

The concept that how you learn is as important as what you learn is one of the fundamental principles behind my change from teaching through traditional educational and coaching techniques that may challenge and develop students and clients intellectually, but stagnate emotionally and socially. Leadership, entrepreneurship, influence, persuasion, and much of human relations are fundamentally emotional and social. Not activating students and clients socially and emotionally deprives them of the[…] Keep reading →

Blurbs and Endorsements for Leadership Step by Step

on January 24, 2017 in Creativity, Education, Exercises, Leadership, Models

Reviews of Leadership Step by Step By Joshua Spodek Pre-order Leadership Step by Step on Amazon! Joshua is changing the game for leadership development and creating positive change. His insight to give a progression of exercises to practice is a once-in-a-lifetime game-changing advance in our field everyone else will follow. It’s better than business school courses because he has you create real positive change that lasts. Leadership is about doing, not[…] Keep reading →

Questions before you lead or teach

on December 19, 2016 in Education, Entrepreneurship, Leadership

In his recent post, “Make the Work Worth Doing,” Chris Lehmann, founding principal of the Science Leadership Academy, lists questions tremendously useful for leaders or anyone who wants to engage others and create meaning in their work. His perspective reinforces how important how you lead or teach is compared to what you do or teach. If you think you can’t learn from a high school principal how to improve your[…] Keep reading →

Inspiration in education

on November 18, 2015 in Education

If you like learning, you like learning effectively, which our mainstream educational institutions could improve in. I’m constantly learning and experimenting to improve my teaching. I think I’m getting a lot better at it. A tremendous resource and inspiration is my long time friend and founding Principal of the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, Chris Lehmann. I normally don’t post TED talks, much less TEDx talks (I find they make[…] Keep reading →

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