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“I was doing it wrong”

“I was doing it wrong”

As we wrapped up a meeting of our Connected Coaching eCourse last week we were reflecting on our time together. A thought was shared around using "wrong" coaching methods. Below is a quick video on Jennifer's thoughts around it and how it relates to the 2020 school...

Succeeding as a Connected Learner

Succeeding as a Connected Learner

https://vimeo.com/446593474 Unlike learning in face-to-face and traditional school settings, connected learners develop a more generic set of values that help them negotiate learning in blended environments. A primary shift for all of us who are creating learning and...

Passion over Personalization

Passion over Personalization

I have been thinking a lot about redesigning our schools, our curriculum, and shifting school culture during this window of pandemic opportunity. I have found myself considering how if everything we did in schools was tied to empathy, passion, and social justice, just...

Getting Help When You Need It Most

Getting Help When You Need It Most

Fear Led In talking to leaders, teachers and parents, the one thing I am hearing over and over is everyone- and I mean everyone- is scared. Scared of the unknown. Scared of change. Scared to go back to work. Scared to NOT go back to work. Scared of getting sick....

Zoom: Breakout Choice Workaround

Zoom: Breakout Choice Workaround

Powerful Learning Practice (PLP) has hosted more than our share of webinars, conferences, and online meetings over the last 13 years using tools like Meet, Hangout, and Skype. We began our online conferencing years ago using Elluminate (which is now Blackboard...

Connected Coaching eCourse Starts July 20th!

Connected Coaching eCourse Starts July 20th!

Five years ago I took Connected Coaching as a participant having no idea how it would change my trajectory in education or how deeply it would impact my role as a facilitator and coach. Looking back, I'm able to see it was one of a few big turning points in my career...

PLP Community Hub Free Micro-Workshops!

PLP Community Hub Free Micro-Workshops!

The PLP Community Hub was opened last month and we have so enjoyed welcoming our founding members! If you're not familiar with the PLP Community Hub it includes: A community. One that has the ability to create topics, groups, and more. A community that will help...

Coffee Chat July 7th: Equity in Schools

Coffee Chat July 7th: Equity in Schools

On Tuesday, July 7th, Kim Corbin, Powerful Learning Practices new Culturally Responsive Specialist lead us in a discussion around equity in schools and what to consider when addressing equity in schools. It was a thoughtful and encouraging conversation around what we...