CEI Robotics and STEM/STEAM Early Childhood Presentations in DC

By Mahnaz Ahrary and Drew Altizer, CEI Interns Fight for Children: Joe Champs Summer Institute Conference June 22nd-23rd, 2016 ‘The future belongs to a different kind of person with a different kind of mind: designers, inventors, teachers, storytellers: creative and empathic ‘˜right-brain’ thinkers whose abilities mark the fault line between who gets ahead and who
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Using 21st Century Practices- Results of CEI’s Survey of Principals and Other Leaders

By Christine Mason How frequently are 21st Century educational practices used in schools? Which of these practices are used most frequently? Sixty-nine early respondents answered questions to a brief, nine-question survey on 21st Century Learning that the Center for Educational Improvement (CEI) emailed to principals and other educational leaders in May of 2016. The survey
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A’la Michael Fullan and the Ontario Principals’ Council

By Christine Mason I am in Toronto, meeting with  NAESP’s affiliate — the Ontario Principals’ Council –and ruminating on Michael Fullan’s work: Stratosphere, The New Meaning of Educational Change, and the Moral Imperative of School Leadership, to name a few. I am also reflecting on Fullan’s presentation at the NAESP conference in Baltimore where he
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How Can We Promote Global Competence?

The Center for Educational Improvement (CEI) is collaborating with educational leaders in Scandinavia to plan and conduct mutually supportive, cross-cultural efforts that further instructional leadership and prepare students to engage with the world. Promoting global competence makes students more open-minded, accepting, and able to adapt to changing circumstances regardless of socio-cultural, geographic, and other demographic differences. Moreover, it shows students that everything we do, whether big or small,
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