writing my own job description
This is how it’s happening in my mind just now thanks to the good read…doing what you love:
Innovation Lab (at TVHS).
Students eligible for these courses will have completed required highschool coursework via State Standards for their grade level. Efficient/intense content acquisition needed may be included as part of their designed course.(ie)
Example courses: music composition, japanese, etc…
For some students – their passion is the “boxed” content… their work would become a valuable resource for the rest of the school (district) as their time would/could be spent making and housing tutorials.
a) Facilitate connections to info and people (via twitter/triiibes/ed plns).
b) Submit courses/expert for credit approval (via district curriculum guidelines/committee.)
Video expertise – for shooting/editing/publishing. Along with the more expensive equipment most won’t have in their pocket…
Networking expertise … a section would be coffeehouse-like for face-to-face conversations – girded with some type of projector for skyping and global conferencing.
Blogging expertise – girded with laptops for virtual conversations and working/logging.College/Career expertise – for further conversations/research that counselors have started on future plans. Creating/envisioning some of those courses/internships from #1 above.
Student voice expertise – to grow/sustain student voice on school site via blog/poll/announcements per text message
LAST BUT …. BUT ACTUALLY WANTING TO GET THIS ROLLING BY END OF FEB 2010.4.Facilitate a course/group developing student media experts for educating their public about these *newpractices/needs for school. These Students would design commercials/advertising etc to educate the community about the need for change in public education.
alan, alec, david, seth, saul, bif, michael, clay, carl, ben, arjana, tomaz, danah, will,dan, ted, …
supported by my dear … tvhs staff and tsd…
oh my…., and of course inspired by all my short colleagues, .. the darlings…a brilliant palindrome of hope via my principal
see 4 principles via Kaplan – in Rethinking Higher Ed
it’s all about one-on-one – read about Mark Andrews idiosyncratic ways..