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

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

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.

Sailing on a school library pool

Chatting politics with Irish contemporaries

Finding hallways as natural gathering spaces

And stairways

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


And building

And building

A little language, a little currency exchange

Engineering for their own communities

And their own imaginations

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

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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