Day 31 (of 186) gotta read to lead
Got a friend who passionately stands by this statement. Educational leaders need to read to see what is happening in education to understand why it is happening. This week I encountered a couple articles that touch on topics that are important to me, and I thought it good to share:
On anxiety – a kqed article about getting kids to school – something I believe passionately on as seen in my “rant on anxiety” https://technolandy.wordpress.com/2015/05/01/day-150-of-188-my-anxiety-rant-edited-continued-blog4mh-anxiety/
It’s important to understand that while it is important to have learners at school, it’s not always easy!
I have been focusing more and more on quality over quantity in numeracy including dedicating a weekly session on Recreational Mathematics. This editorial article makes me feel we are heading in a direction where Math may start to be a more common “favourite subject”
An article I’m not sure I agree with but know I need to know more (esp about what was needed to be learned) and as a librarian I LOVE paper text but….
Not an easy read but a blog that led to a great #weirded chat
Always good to read some things that push you into uncomfortable realms if you’re going to be a leader!