Matt Renwick

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Digital Student Portfolios:...

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Rethinking Learning Targets

This week I had the honor of filling in for a primary teacher for about a half hour. We were learning about lions. As expected, several students wanted to share their experiences and knowledge with the class.





One student commented that he went to Africa with his family and saw a lion’s skull during their trip. “Really?” I responded. He went on and explained that they brought the skull home with...

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Immunity to Change by Robert Kegan
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Saturday by Ian McEwan
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This is one of those books where you have to read its review in the New York Times before writing your own. The context, shortly after 9/11 in London, describes the new fear of living in a more unpredictable world. Told through an upper middle class ...more
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Cognitive Capital by Arthur L. Costa
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A helpful summary of the work involved with Cognitive Coaching and Adaptive Schools. I could see busy administrators reading this book and learning alongside their teachers as they engage in collaboration. It would probably be helpful for the reader ...more
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Advice from My 80-Year-Old Self by Susan O'Malley
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This is a nice creative project by a social artist who passed away too soon. I am using it to read aloud at a staff meeting before the summer arrives. I'm also handing out notebooks with one of the pieces of advice on the cover, as a visual reminder ...more
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Immunity to Change by Robert Kegan
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Data-Driven Dialogue, 2nd Edition by Bruce Wellman
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Very helpful tools and resources, part of an instructional coaching course in which I recently participated. I don't know if it would be as useful without the training. I believe Adaptive Schools uses this text at times with their workshops.
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Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping by Heidi Hayes Jacobs
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The Smartest Man in Ireland by Mollie Hunter
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“We have new roles as coaches and mentors, now that the job of learning is in the hands and minds of the learners.”
Matthew Renwick, Digital Student Portfolios: A Whole School Approach to Connected Learning and Continuous Assessment

“But it is not just about how well collaboration is occurring in our school. Also important is the fact that we are all trying to get better at our practice.”
Matthew Renwick, Digital Student Portfolios: A Whole School Approach to Connected Learning and Continuous Assessment

“In a world of change, the learners shall inherit the earth, while the learned shall find themselves perfectly suited for a world that no longer exists.”
Eric Hoffer

“Don't raise your voice, improve your argument."

[Address at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Houghton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 23 November 2004]”
Desmond Tutu

“The secret to wisdom is curiosity.”
Yoshiko Uchida, The Wise Old Woman

“Autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful. A man who gives a good account of himself is probably lying, since any life when viewed from the inside is simply a series of defeats.”
George Orwell

170425 School Leaders as Readers — 25 members — last activity Nov 08, 2015 01:22PM
School leaders, including administrators, consultants and advocates, are invited to join this community. We will read one book per season that relates ...more
162770 Raising Creative Thinkers Network — 105 members — last activity Oct 28, 2018 06:49PM
Join our conversation on how to make education more creative at the classroom and at home. You’re most welcome to share your triumphs of fostering cre ...more



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