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JUL
10
2018

How to Run Creative Meetings

For some people, Creative Meetings are the best kind. There are no wrong answers in these contexts, since the objective is just to generate ideas. You don’t need to do the hard work of coming to a decision, rolling out key information in a memorable way, or motivating team
JUN
19
2018

Engaged Learning for All-That Means You, Too

By: Julie Wilson   Many schools and districts are working on strategic plans that include at their heart a vision of graduating students who are lifelong learners, with indispensable ‘must-have’ skills such as creativity, problem solving, and collaboration. Thanks to the
JUN
19
2018

Introducing Julie M. Wilson, Recognized Thought Leader and Akribos Guest Contributor

Julie Margretta Wilson is Founder and Executive Director of the Institute for the Future of Learning, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping transform the factory model of education. Julie has over fifteen years of experience in organization development and change
JUN
05
2018
MAY
22
2018

The Innovative Programming Research Collaborative

The Akribos Group and The Office of Evaluation Research and School Improvement (OERSI) with The University of Alabama’s College of Education’s have formed a strategic partnership – The Innovative Programming Research Collaborative (IPRC) – to provide educational research support
MAY
06
2018

The Florida Effect

Listen to the following audio clip of Dr. Kevin Elko speaking on The Florida Effect by clicking on the image below.     Dr. Kevin Elko has served as a performance consultant for The Pittsburgh Steelers, The Dallas Cowboys, The Philadelphia Eagles, The Miami Dolphins,
APR
25
2018

The Seven Last Words of an Organization

By: Robin Huebner, Guest Contributor “We never did it that way before.” I am sure that we have all heard this response to new and innovative practices developed to meet the changing needs of our students and communities.  These seven words are a quick and often automatic response
APR
25
2018

Introducing Guest Contributor, Robin Huebner

Robin Huebner is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LICSW) and educator.  Her work focuses on social and economic justice policy solutions for individuals, families, and communities.   She is CEO of Access Professional Group, which responds to funding challenges by
APR
11
2018

Planning Time and Return on Investment

By: Dr. Faron L. Hollinger The vital relationship between effective planning and successful outcomes in education, business, politics, and all other professions is undeniable. According to noted author and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar “if you aim at nothing you will hit it
MAR
28
2018

Self Respect

Listen to the following audio clip of Dr. Kevin Elko speaking on Self Respect by clicking on the image below.   Dr. Kevin Elko has served as a performance consultant for The Pittsburgh Steelers, The Dallas Cowboys, The Philadelphia Eagles, The Miami Dolphins, The New Orleans