Your program faculty is busy, no question about that. But do they still manage to generate fresh ideas about new experiments to try to continually strengthen students’ motivation and achievement? This article from Educational Leadership magazine provides a protocol for bringing fresh ideas to areas of curriculum and program practice that seem stuck. Follow these steps with a group of teachers and you are likely to get several new ideas to try out, to strengthen your instruction and to accomplish Sistema goals more effectively. The whole article is about innovation and effective risk-taking as educators, but their strategy #3 is particularly helpful to Sistema faculties, introducing a user-friendly process to support “possibility thinking.” Take a few minutes, go to the article, and scroll down to strategy #3.
Date Published: 10 February 2019