Jeremy Williams is the principal of Manor Hall International School in United Arab Emirates
- 600 students from 46 countries
- Bitcoin and blockchain
- Bitcoin made it speculation.
- At its core, it is a ledger. A record of transactions and accounts.
- Eliminate Higher ed from being the sole guarantor of credentials.
- Blockchain seeks to destroy intermediaries.
- Blockchain verifies information and can’t be hacked.
- Blockchain authenticated vs university degree.
- What it would look like in the K-12 system.
- If we had the ability for authentic assessments that were performance oriented and we attached blockchain credential instead of a grade. It’s not just about getting the A.
- How to know it is good enough.
- You can store as much as you want on the transaction.
- Tasks have to be structured in a way that are binary.
- Publicly declare purpose and passion.
- Tie to the credential where people could see the work.
- Assess where the viability would be for you.
- For the teacher who wants kids to be motivated intrinsically.
- You have to have a low barrier to entry.
- Upskilling people who are already working.
- Blockchain is not bitcoin.
- Technology is going to impact the future of jobs.
- Discerning passion and purpose vs. understanding what jobs are possible with that.
- Parents exposed her to a lot of things when she was younger.
- It’s our opportunity to expose kids to things to see what they like.
- Genius hour model.
- How to be a transformative principal? Spend time with yourself and figure out what it is that you love about the work you do. Help 1 kid learn about what they love.
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