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  1. Jun 2019
    1. 10. Make sure key agenda items need outside expertise for a decision to be made.

      https://youtu.be/MjcO2ExtHso

      Here's a guy who can really help with our upcoming meeting on creating PPT presentations.

  2. Jan 2018
    1. Otherwise, changes in the school institution and tradition will be looked at as the arbitrary inventions of particular teachers; at the worst transitory fads, and at the best merely improvements in certain details—and this is the plane upon which it is too customary to consider school changes.

      I think this quote serves as counterpoint to the Connected Learning and Research Agenda quote on Page 14 (Connected learning recognizes a tension... ... competition for scarce opportunities.) The tension that the Agenda describes is an incomplete implementation of connected learning that some may consider as a fad in the eyes of Dewey. Again, to make sure that the Agenda policy makers can implement the alternative connected learning pathways, policymakers must take on Dewey's broader social view that we must undertake the learning paradigms that enhance student learning...

  3. Sep 2017
  4. Oct 2015
  5. Mar 2014
    1. In the preface to the study, European Commission Vice-President, Neelie Kroes, wrote: ’Now is the time for open standards regarding e-books’.
  6. Jan 2014
    1. I frequently see CEOs who are clearly winging it. They lack a real agenda. They’re working from slides that were obviously put together an hour before or were recycled from the previous round of VC meetings. Workers notice these things, and if they see a leader who’s not fully prepared and who relies on charm, IQ, and improvisation, it affects how they perform, too. It’s a waste of time to articulate ideas about values and culture if you don’t model and reward behavior that aligns with those goals.