The Sept/Oct 2013 issue of Knowledge Quest features four online exclusives. Check out the following articles for more information on planning for the future.
Strategic Planning and AASL: Envisioning Our Future and Remaining Relevant
By Susan D. Ballard
This article gives an overview of AASL’s progress on its strategic plan and goals.
Makin’ It Real: Building a Bright 3-D Future for Planning
By Bob King and Sue Kimmel
In this interview, Bob King introduces an interrelated threesome of one conceptual tool, one procedural tool, and one representational tool—all related to the project of building a bright 3-D future for planning. The conceptual tool is three-dimensionality itself, the procedural tool is needs assessment (as it occurs in the field of instructional design), and the representational tool is modeling.
Making Time for Professional Development When There Is None
By Michelle Luhtala
New Canaan High School in Connecticut used Google Apps as a platform for their New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEAS&C) accreditation review process, thus integrating a rigorous 21st-century skills training program.
Together We Can: Libraries as Story Centers, Students as Story-Makers
By Wendy DeGroat and Steven Yates
Reflections to inspire student-centered plans that celebrate diversity, champion equitable access, engage a wide circle of stakeholders, and empower story-makers and storytellers.
Author: Meg Featheringham, KQ Editor
Meg Featheringham is responsible for the development and production of the AASL journal, Knowledge Quest. When not working at AASL, Meg enjoys playing euchre, attending concerts and plays, spending time with family and friends, and reading (of course).
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