Still need to get Dan Willingham on a tour, so he can understand where education needs to go

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Because now is the time to prove that progressive and connected education is the only way we build hope for the future.

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If only millennials had voted… the Electoral College map

We have a generation asking us to be better, and so we must be that for Generation Z. And we must begin with schools that become unschools. We’re not there, but we’re trying.

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Sailing on a school library pool

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Chatting politics with Irish contemporaries

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Finding hallways as natural gathering spaces

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And stairways

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Becoming trained technicians — coming in on a day when schools were closed

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Designing

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And building

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And building

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A little language, a little currency exchange

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Engineering for their own communities

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And their own imaginations

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We know we need to help our kids become communicators, curators, inventors, problem solvers, and critical thinkers. And we need to reimagine education to get there.

  • Ira Socol

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Author, Dreamer, Educator: A life in service - NYPD, EMS, disabilities/UDL specialist, tech and innovation leader for education. Co-author of Timeless Learning

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