Energy: vibrant color and light
One of the most beloved stories of city transformation and impact comes from Tirana, Albania.
Edi Rama, a former 11-year mayor of the city, was an artist before becoming a politician.
The ChangeMakers for Impact network is so excited to announce our new theme for May, June, and early July: JOY + Design
Angela Anderson and I had the privilege of meeting and hearing from Ingrid Fetell Lee last month, the well-known designer and author of the book “Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness.”
While Storytelling is critical for building connection, fostering empathy, and promoting innovation for impact, it is important to first identify with your audience. Most people tend to write stories where they are at the center versus making the story about a lesson learned or an experienced that unfolded where others are invited in.
Educators have an opportunity to foster realizations and discoveries through safe connectivity within the classroom. Every day the privilege awaits to pursue intelligent, inspirational conversations with students. Through connection, clarity emerges leading to innovation and change.
While the job market in the United States has changed significantly, K-12 classrooms often operate similar to the industrial era of the early 1900s. Students today are facing a world that is complex. Equipping students to navigate ambiguity and rapid change is critical.
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