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Nigel Coutts

The importance of feeling safe in your workplace - The Learner's Way - 5 views

    It's interesting how threads emerge from the books we read. An idea springs out at you from one book and then occurs again in another or a link is found between the two. When it turns up a third time in a different place and from an alternate perspective you really take notice. I have had this experience with the concept of emotional or psychological safety.
Martin Leicht

Leaders Don't Hide Behind Data - 6 views

    • Martin Leicht
      Staying busy is not the same as being productive.
  • A/B testing is a trap because it insulates us from A/J testing. A/B testing is an asymptotic stroll toward a local maximum.
  • And busyness is a trap because it allows us to believe that we’ve actually created value.
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  • What you’re not doing is inspiring your team to level up. What you’re not doing is inventing a new game. Instead, you’re playing someone else’s game.
    • Martin Leicht
      Creating a mechanics, dynamics, & aesthetics (game) comes with risk(s). And one can understand why we stick to creating value and management.
  • There are two traps
  • First, it’s easier than ever to do A/B testing
  • Second, it’s easier to stay busy.
  • Leadership is the art of doing things you’re not sure of, and doing them with enrollment instead of authority.
    • Martin Leicht
      Leadership = uncertainty + enrolment.
  • On the other hand, leadership is voluntary. Those who follow you must be enrolled in your journey and persuaded to follow (and contribute to) your vision.
  • Digital charisma doesn’t feel like management, and it requires alternative channels. Human channels. Channels that involve actually showing up, not hiding behind a system.
  • how can you possibly listen back?
    • Martin Leicht
      How do we listen back?
  • We can learn quite a bit from how the modern cultural leaders of Instagram and Facebook use their platform, despite so many of their habits we’d prefer to avoid.
    • Martin Leicht
      Through FB and IG modern cultural leaders affect change because they have "chosen" to do so. Not because anyone game them the authority. They chose to tell a different story.
Martin Burrett

Becoming and being the leader you want to be by @JohnPearce_JP - 11 views

    "In education we are very comfortable using the term "middle leaders", rather than "middle managers", to talk about heads of department and heads of faculty. But are they really leaders? What distinguishes middle leaders from middle managers?  Middle managers - and senior managers for that matter - work to the specification of their leaders. Managers only become leaders when they inject something of themselves into their work. Managers sing the hymn sheets of others. Leaders do much more, they add verses, create harmonies and the best compose new scores. "
Martin Burrett

Executive leadership: you can't be in two places at once! by @MaximJKelly - UKEdChat - 0 views

    "As a headteacher, I had become quite used to doing things in my own way. Over a number of years I had developed my own style, grown comfortable and confident about my personal convictions and educational philosophy and had found, I thought, an effective way to deliver my kind of leadership and make my school my kind of school."
Martin Burrett

11 Female Teachers Who Changed the World by @RichardJARogers - 8 views

    "From authors and actresses to CEOs and engineers: Women prove time and time again that they can perform any job just as efficiently and professionally as any man can."
Glenn Hervieux

Leaders as Learners with Will Richardson - 37 views

    Will Richardson gives us some things to think about in regards to the role leaders can play in change - modeling/supporting learning by being learners ourselves.
Jeff Andersen

How great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek - YouTube - 30 views

    Uploaded on May 4, 2010 Simon Sinek presents a simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers -- and as a counterpoint Tivo, which (until a recent court victory that tripled its stock price) appeared to be struggling.
Martin Burrett

UKEdMag: Classroom Leadership vs Classroom Management by @RTBCoaching - - 29 views

    Few people enter the teaching profession because they are passionate about controlling behaviour or disciplining prospective pupils. Most become educators because they want to make a positive difference in students' lives. However, countless well-intentioned yet potentially ill-prepared teachers find themselves in situations during the school year where they feel compelled to use forms of intimidation, manipulation, bribery, yelling, scolding, or even false praise to make students behave. These archaic classroom management techniques often backfire- as they did for me early in my teaching career-and result in students losing respect for and disliking the teacher.
Jeff Andersen

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action | TED Talk | - 49 views

    Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership - starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers ...
Brianna Crowley

If You're a Teacher, You Can Be a Public Speaker - Education Week Teacher - 33 views

    A high school teacherpreneur shares practical tips on how to prepare for and create a memorable presentation. Rule 1: Remember all your teaching tools!
tom campbell

Total System Power - Article by Barry Oshry - Power in Relationships - 21 views

    Interesting way to examine school organizational.

The Challenges of Digital Leadership - 46 views

    Scott McLeod summarizes the reasons that technology is not used effectively in independent schools, and gives suggestions for how to do it better.
Matt Renwick

Leadership for the Network Era - 16 views

  • Modelling, on the other hand, is the foundation of social learning.
  • integrate learning into our work
  • Leadership by example becomes the key.
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  • loose hierarchies and strong networks
  • people like to help others
Tim Cooper

Educational Leadership:Technology-Rich Learning:Evidence on Flipped Classrooms Is Still... - 33 views

    okay article about research or lack thereof
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