Every Tuesday we will post a quick idea that you can try right away. Here’s the first one.
Stage 1 of our Framework asserts that learning is never over and that a culture of adult learning, risk taking and growth is the foundation of school transformation. Our thinking is always evolving and it’s a good idea to track it to see where we’ve made some shifts.
Keeping a journal is a great way to track your thinking. Grab a notebook and a pen and keep it with you at all times. Specifically, try picking a topic in education: assessments, achievement gap, empowering students, curriculum, instruction, leadership, engagement, etc. and track the evolution of your thinking on the topic like this:

I used to think…

 

Now I think…

 
What happened in the middle? What experiences did you have? What did you read? Who did you talk with about the topic?
Tracking the evolution of our thinking is a great way to gain clarity and focus. For an example, click here.
Brave enough to share with us? Post below!

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