Produced by The Digital Media & Learning Research Hub
Affiliated with the University of California's systemwide
Humanities Research Institute
The MacArthur Foundation
Behind Their Eyes - making thinking visible is not enough
Walk into any classroom and watch the breakneck pace at which teachers are working hard to help students learn. Mind you, if we don’t uncover what students are thinking while learning, they may be running down the wrong path. OK, so we need ways to make student thinking visible.
“If you really want to understand something, try changing it.” - Kurt Lewin
As the Director of Learning for a school division made up of 18 schools, it was my job to help lead the largest change initiative ever undertaken in our school community. One of the most important, difficult, messy things any school leader does is lead change.