Deeper Learning: 10 Ways You Can Die

My colleague Bob Kegan once wrote a memo for our program on education leadership titled “10 ways you can die.” The idea was that there was no way to guarantee success–improving education systems is damn hard–but there were surefire ways to fail, and knowing what those ways were would at least give you a fighting chance to succeed. On Bob’s list were things like, “if you don’t know the history of the system you are doomed to repeat it; if you can’t manage yourself you can’t manage change of others”– and many other nuggets which have guided us since the memo’s creation. Today I thought I’d try to offer a similar list about deeper learning. Some are for teachers and some for system level leaders. I’ll avoid obvious points, like…


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