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David Britten
Husband, father, retired K-12 superintendent, retired US Army officer, distance runner, Red Wing fan. Passionate about public education & 21C learning.
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David Britten 7h
Colonel B's Caller is out! Stories via
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Rebecca Hazelton May 21
“Everyone dies one day. Everyone. Even wolves. But not books. Not words. Words don’t die.” --my son, 3, who is a lot smarter than I am
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David Jackson 11h
'Flogging Dead Horses' - why the UK system (all systems, to be fair) need a new school models innovation strategy:
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The New York Times May 19
An ever-growing body of research consistently reaches the same conclusion: The only variable that can explain the high rate of mass shootings in America is its astronomical number of guns
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Ani Martinez 14h
Do we want to "put making in schools," or do we want making to change schools? This includes getting people seen, heard, sighted, and loved.
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Ed Trust Midwest 14h
Our new five-point plan recommends priorities embraced by leading education states, which can work in Michigan. Read the recommendations at
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pammoran 17h
Why we need to build experiences that develop and sustain learners’ voices as paths to agency and influence in and after k-12 education
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Andrew McAfee 15h
“It’s not prosperity that’s the enemy of the environment; it’s poverty. And it’s not de-growth that’s going to rescue us; it’s dematerialization.” My new talk explains (Data are here: ).
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David Britten 14h
Replying to @TalentTriangle
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David Britten 14h
I guess you’re simply unaware that most of the claims in that study were unsubstantiated by any factual evidence. It was simply a political ploy to keep Reagan from dissolving Carter’s Dept of Ed.
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David Britten 15h
Proud of having supported the addition of this innovative learning space named in honor of our good friend, Christine Vettese. Always fun to stop in and see how it’s being used.
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David Hogg May 21
Had a dream a couple of days ago in a future with as president announcing that “We choose to go to Mars in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.” Btw was right next to him. I can’t stop thinking abt that.
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David Britten 15h
“Bill Schuette and Betsy DeVos are not on our side and together they represent a major threat to our public schools.”
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David Britten 15h
The god-awful, obnoxious Zyppah commercials on XM satellite radio are driving me towards non-renewal of my subscription. Enough! 😝
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David Britten 16h
Michigan schools 'on a race to the bottom.' Is Betsy DeVos - the queen of corporate charters and privatization - to blame?
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Ed Trust Midwest 17h
This morning we are excited to release a five-point plan for making Michigan a top ten education state! Read the findings and recommendations at
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Andrew Frishman 16h
"Unfortunately too many elements of the education system incentivize teaching memorization and low level skills for standardized tests" Ted on "What School Could Be" in convo w/ board member
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David Britten 16h
A few miles down the road from our house. I’ll expect my deliveries within an hour. 😝
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Lt Col Jesse G. Vincent 17h
Even though airplane design has moved well beyond their initial configuration, the were critical in solving the combined problems of control and propulsion, along with proper airfoils and propellers.
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David Britten 18h
On this day 100 years ago...
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