Learning to Tell Better Stories, Better

Thanks to Television

We are about half way through the limited series from The Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attach on the Capitol.1 They seem to be getting big audiences, both watching live or streaming the episodes, despite that rather verbose title.

There’s a good reason why people are talking about these proceedings as if it was an offering from Netflix or another of the too-many streaming services: it’s all about the story telling.

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Guess Who Doesn’t Have a Seat at the Table. Again.

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It’s 2020 – and our overly-large school district has suddenly discovered the “powerful role that technology must serve in its ongoing focus on excellence in student achievement”.

In a district press release that landed in my email box this week, the superintendent announces a new Technology Advisory Council with a mission to “assist FCPS with expertise and guidance to ensure FCPS’ technology applications are at the forefront of innovation; and that teachers and students are equipped with the tools, connectivity, access, and security to be prepared in today’s increasingly interconnected landscape”.

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