This June will mark one year since my coauthor Eric Sheninger and I released Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today with ASCD. I feel blessed to say that the response by school leaders has been overwhelming. Eric and I continue to see firsthand the powerful transfo...
Good Afternoon, Friends! This Thursday, September 21st, from 3:00-3:45 pm EST, my co-author, Eric Sheninger and I will join former Governor and Alliance for Excellent Education President, Bob Wise, for a free webinar on our new book: Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Toda...
“If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.” – John Dewey, 1915 The availability of content and the multitude of distribution platforms have grown exponentially in recent years. The explosion of social media, combined with the ability to stream...
A portion of below is an excerpt from the new ASCD book, Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today, and is co-written by Thomas C. Murray and Eric Sheninger. As a former technology director (Tom) and high school principal (Eric), we’ve seen some fascinating ways that studen...
It’s that time of year again. School leaders begin to make their plans for the summer months; from professional learning days to administrative PLCs. The best teachers begin counting up the time remaining to make a difference in the lives of their kids. Both groups also look forward to some ne...
Hello, friends! Eric Sheninger and I are excited to share that our upcoming book, Learning Transformed, is now available for pre-sale through ASCD! You can find more information about that here: tinyurl.com/LearningTransformed. Here’s what a few educational leaders have shared about the book:...
In this #LeadershipMinute, Tom talks about how leadership is defined by one’s actions.
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The first edition of Digital Leadership was really good. The new edition is incredible. Congrats to my awesome friend @esheninger on the new release of his best seller. #Digilead #FutureReady
DESIGN THINKING, a framework for the creative process, can help educators overcome obstacles while empowering students to create. In this #LeadershipMinute, @ajjuliani offers four essential questions and a place to start! #FutureReady
Had a blast #R2SCMC!!! Such an honor and privilege to be with you all today. You are incredible! Keep leading the way.
Working with school and district leaders is one the favorite things I get to do. The work of the 120 admin in Fayette County (GA) on leadership, culture, overcoming fear, and creating Personal & Authentic experiences for our kids was just awesome. Supporting educators is always a privilege and an honor.
EDUCATORS: Digital does NOT equal quality. What’s often glorified on social media is low-level pedagogy. Technology is a tool - an ACCELERATOR, not the learning goal. The tool can amplify opportunities and depth or speed up the rate of failure. #LeadershipMinute #FutureReady