Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond is the Charles E. Ducommun Emeritus Professor of Education at Stanford University. Last year, she became the founding president for the Learning Policy Institute, which conducts and communicates independent, high quality research to improve education policy and practice.
One could argue that the most recent findings of the Edelman Trust Barometer suggest that our peers have never mattered more than they do today. The growing influence of our peers has been evident since Edelman reported that trust shifted
Etienne Wenger-Trayner is a globally recognized thought leader in the field of social learning and communities of practice. He has authored and co-authored seminal articles and books including Situated Learning, where the term “community of practice” was coined; Cultivating Communities
Jim Kouzes is an experienced executive, bestselling author, respected educator, and award-winning speaker. Jim served as president, CEO, and chairman of the Tom Peters Company for more than a decade, and as an academic administrator for 17 years. He is
This is Part III of a (somewhat accidental) series involving why peer groups work, how they work (the conditions necessary for their success), and at least one perspective about how they could be led – that would be this post!
Like many of you this morning, I woke up reflecting on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and what his leadership meant to the civil rights movement and our understanding of the efficacy of non-violent protest. As we
Joining me as my first guest on the weekly podcast The Year of the Peer with Leo Bottary is Charlene Li. Charlene is the Founder and CEO of Altimeter Group and the author of the New York Times bestseller, Open
Listed in alphabetical order by the author’s last name, you’ll find twelve “must reads” for the Year of the Peer. Read one a month starting in January. If you’ve read one or more of them already, offer your reviews or
Last night’s election results were a big surprise to many – me included. Political strategist Steve Schmidt said that because trust in institutions (government, media, business, non-governmental organizations), both here in the U.S. and around the world, is at an
In preparation for the new year, I’m working with Randy Cantrell out of Dallas/Ft.Worth, Texas to create a professionally produced podcast series titled The Year of the Peer, with Leo Bottary. The series will begin on Thursday, January 12th and