Generous Orthodoxy and Educational Change

In Episode 9 of Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast Revisionist History, he looks into the concept of ‘generous orthodoxy’. The term comes from theologian Hans Fry, who said, Orthodoxy without generosity leads to blindness, while generosity without orthodoxy is shallow and empty. The challenge is finding balance between the orthodoxy of the past and a generosity to…

Letter from the Future

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license After eight years, I am moving on. I recently received a job supporting the drive for transformation through the use of digital pedagogies. A unique position that offers a great opportunity to work with schools and teachers from across the state. Leaving…

Who’s Allowed to be Innovative Anyway?

creative commons licensed ( BY-SA ) flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs  This weeks topic for #youredustory comes from Steve Brophy with the question being “What is Pedagogical Innovation?” Here is my addition to the conversation. More a question than a clear cut definition … In a recent conversation about innovation and education reform, the argument was put…