September 1, 2016

It’s that time of the year again.

Local stores are promoting “back to school sales,” students are purchasing new clothes, and teachers are preparing instructional materials.

Many schools are engaging their staff in professional development before school officially begins. For some, that’s less than a week away.

As a new school leader, what are your key priorities?

I can imagine, given your commitment to improving student learning, that refining instructional practice amongst your staff is high on the priority list. But before you go sifting through data and refining your school’s standards, there’s something that according to rese...

August 11, 2016

What if we designed our schools around the thinking patterns we wanted to promote? What if we tore down the walls that typically confine learning to subject- specific classes and instead opened up the space for integrated, project- based learning? What if schools in the 21st Century were as adaptive and flexible as the most successful businesses?

A typical lesson in Futures Academy

Imagine entering a classroom without a teacher.  Upon opening the door, you step inside a large open space with a rolling whiteboard that stands in the middle of the room. There is a question strewn across its surface: “As members of a new society, ho...

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Kyle Wagner
School Transformation and Project- Based Learning Coach

I help forward thinking educators and schools create socially, emotionally, and globally aware citizens through project based learning.

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