Tag Archive for: connections

Quarterly spotlight on students’ social capital: Talking to students about their networks

By Julia Freeland Fisher, Christensen Institute Reprinted from the Christensen Institute’s newsletter  Dear Friends, How do you talk to students about deepening and expanding their networks? This question comes up frequently in our work. Although this is certainly an area where more R&D would be beneficial, there are a few guiding principles and examples that […]

Connections as currency: A conversation with Stephanie Krauss

By Julia Freeland Fisher, Reprinted from The Christensen Institute What do students need to thrive? That’s the question that my friend and colleague Stephanie Krauss set out to answer in her new book out this spring, Making it: What Today’s Kids Need for Tomorrow’s World. As an educator and school leader turned researcher and writer, […]