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ATLIS READS: Radical Candor by Kim Scott
Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
Category: ATLIS Events

ATLIS Reads: A Book Seminar for Technology Thought Leaders

March Selection 

Kim Scott, Radical Candor: Fully Revised & Updated Edition Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
March 24, 1 pm 

Revisit your preconceptions about what it means to be an effective boss. What can you learn from this new way of thinking about having real conversations about what matters -- and getting better results?

Conversation Leader: 
Ethan Delavan,
 Director of Technology, The Bush School, Seattle, WA

Read Ethan's blog and discussion questions here.

Registration required for the entire seminar. Participants have access to the archive of previous conversations.

$129 Non-members; ATLIS Members FREE

Includes registration for 4 webinar conversations and a micro-course; single webinar registrations not available.

 Seminar registrants can find these archived conversations on the companion micro-course

Teach Boldly

Preview ATLIS Reads 2021 with Special Guest
Dr. Jennifer Williams, author of Teach Boldly: Using Edtech for Social Good
August 5, 1 pm Eastern

Learn more about book selections for ATLIS Reads 2021 and hear from the Executive Director of Take Action Global about how you can create authentic global projects designed for authentic and robust online learning. View the video archive of our webinar conversation. 

Doug Hensch, Positively Resilient: 5 1/2 Secrets to Beat Stress, Overcome Obstacles, and Defeat Anxiety
September 23, 1 pm Eastern
We launched our book tour by setting the tone for our discussions amid the rapid change that has impacted the profession.  The past few months have hit technology teams hard, and we have practiced nothing if not resilience. How can we continue to support resilience and growth in the coming months?Conversation Leader: 
Connie White, Director of Learning Design and Innovation, Woodward Academy, GA


Jeff Sutherland, SCRUM: The Art of Doing Half Twice the Work in Half the Time
November 18, 1 pm Eastern
Scrum allows you to leverage agile project management to do "twice the work in half the time." In our current environment of uncertainty and rapid change, the techniques you learn through Scrum can make a big difference in your team's day to day productivity. Practice SCRUM with an experienced practitioner. There has never been a time when we have more urgently needed tools for efficient and rapid iteration than now. 

Conversation Leader: 
Jason Kern, Assistant Head of School for Innovation and Learning, All Saints Episcopal School, Tyler, TX

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UPDATED BOOK SELECTION: Ruha Benjamin, Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code 
January 27, 1 pm Eastern

The time is now for addressing the embedded racism in technology. We need to go beyond the issue of getting more people of color into coding and address the cultural systems that surround technology. How can technology leaders in schools do their part?

Conversation Leader: 
Theresa Jay,
 Chief Information Officer, Thayer Academy, MA