Ken Royal

  • School Leaders Lead Collaboratively

    by - Nov 5, 2015
    There are huge advantages for school leaders to lead collaboratively, today. It is the only way to empower followers to not only be part of the process of moving forward, but...
  • Education Myths: Part 2

    by - Oct 20, 2015
    Education Myths: Part 2 looks at PLNs, Handwriting, and Class Size myths.   1. All you need is a PLN. Personal Learning Networks, PLNs, have been overwhelmingly accepted and successful, hugely because...
  • EFF 14 Reminds Us of UN Education Goals

    by - Sep 23, 2015
    Why are the UN Sustainable Goals in Education important? First of all, you’ll need to know that there are 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, and the education one is listed as number...
  • The Ultimate Teaching Observation

    by - Sep 3, 2015
    I was recently at a teaching gathering of active and former educators of varying ages. They all had similar, but not very positive, observation and teacher evaluation stories. The conversation was...
  • Technology Is for Adults!

    by - Sep 1, 2015
    Or is it? Technology is for adults, and children should keep away from screens may sound an absurd story, today, but you’d be wrong. It is just one of the interesting...
  • Invitation to Learning

    by - Aug 14, 2015
    I have more questions than answers about what’s really important in student learning. I talk and listen to a lot of people, whom I know are much smarter and know so...
  • Overclocking Education Change

    by - Aug 10, 2015
    I enjoy listening to people, who build computers, and have a fascination for digital games. A recent conversation had me wondering if there are similarities to building education and learning change....
  • Don’t Complicate Learning for Kids!

    by - Jul 23, 2015
    Sometimes we seem to complicate even the simplest things, and learning could be a perfect example. Could learning be as simple as keeping the student engagement switches on, or turning them...
  • Instructional Education Technology Continuum

    by - Jul 21, 2015
    In some school places it is understandable to still hear educators say, “My students know technology, but I don’t know much about technology.” I have to admit that when I hear...
  • What Is A Modern Classroom?

    by - Jul 8, 2015
    I could simply start out and end with the statement that no one really knows what a modern classroom is, because we haven’t really seen one, yet. But that would be...