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DISCUSSIONS ON CHANGE, RESISTANCE, AND LEADERSHIP

How Do Varying Change Adopters Hijack Attempted Change?

As a brand-new leader to the team, I can remember observing shared looks and even rolled eyes from the others upon my presentation on a new online implementation I was proposing. I had conducted ample research and had received some preliminary support from others, but there three or four on the leadership team who had influence over whether my change to our program would see the light of day. It wasn’t the first or only change I had proposed to the group as I felt strongly about improving our program for the disenfranchised population we were supposedly committed to serve effectively. I had quickly become the “change agent” within our organization and was not gaining and friends because of it.

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K-12 Education: is the Forced Change During the Pandemic Sustainable?

As we have become increasingly aware, the challenges currently facing educators to effectively serve students during the COVID-19 pandemic are numerous. From transitioning instruction to a purely virtual modality to finding effective online resources, teachers have struggled to recruit and maintain student investment. As students have continued to try and adjust to a complete online way to attend school and learn, basic principles of traditional independent study have on the most part, been averted.

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Origins of Change in Action: Bryan Stevenson

Bryan Stevenson grew up in Milton, Delaware, in the 1960s and spent his early years at a “colored” elementary school. Though desegregation was enacted shortly after his first grade year, the old rules of segregation were hard to shake. Black and white kids played separately. Backdoors were used by black people when entering certain establishments, and community facilities were still informally segregated.

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The Status of Remote Learning in 2020

Education is changing fast, and remote learning is jumping into the spotlight. Unfortunately, as schools rush to pick up new remote learning models, parents may feel left in the dark.

You shouldn’t have to make life-changing decisions about your child’s future without knowing what’s going on in education.

We’re here to cut through the confusion and provide an update on the status of remote learning in 2020. Read on to learn what’s happening in the education industry and uncover what you should watch out for in order to pick the right remote learning opportunities for your child.

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