Chapter 13: Are We There Yet?

Chapter Synopsis:

How do we know what we are doing is working?  This all depends on how you define success.  This chapter will focus on different ways we can show innovation in our schools and organizations, but also challenges the conventional notion of “success” in schools as well.  Our focus should not just be on where we are but also an explicit focus on whether we are open to continuously moving forward.

Further Reading/Exploration:

George Couros: Resources on Blog as Digital Portfolios
184 Days of Learning (Project)
Dean Shareski: Make it Stop

Further Viewing:

Blog as Portfolio (Video)
Dear Sophie

Discussion Questions:

  1. How does your school community know that they are moving forward successfully towards their co-created vision?
  2. How are you collecting powerful evidence of learning at all levels to showcase learning to each other and your community?
  3. What are some of the questions you would ask students to learn more about their learning and experience in schools?


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