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David Kelley’s company IDEO created many icons of the digital age. Here he explains how an organization can unlock creative potential.
Once we get into the Think Tank we start with the positive side of self-efficacy, especially how to build it, and end with the dark. In the first article, Dawn Kobayashi gives us a full explanation of what self-efficacy is and how it is raised in our learners. Mirela Ramacciotti explains the theory at a deeper and more academic level. Then we switch to ways our assumptions might be leaving some learners out. In an eye-opening piece, Heather McCulloch warns us that our teaching practices are often biased towards extroverts. Nonetheless, with a deeper understanding of introverts and a few tweaks to our standard practices, we can make a more inclusive classroom. At the end, Curtis Kelly tells a story about another, possibly stronger, bias in our educational system that might be hurting the best.
To carry on our recent passion for offering teacher stories as training tools (as in our big hit January issue), our PLUS this month will be two more by Malaurie Koshikawa and the Basu-Jürgens-Murphy team.