​​​​The Space and Time for Newness.

Jody Britten
5 min readJan 29

Stale bread. That’s what I wrote about a few years ago when I was frustrated seeing far too many leaders reuse materials and approaches that were best living in the trash bin.

It was a gross time. Copies of worksheets from the 1990s in classroom use nearly 30 years later. Management strategies from the 1980s focused on compliance with the process, leaving no room for best practices and better tools. The direct opposite of the things we need more of were in full effect.

Stale bread was the only analogy I could conjure up. Stale bread helps us…

Jody Britten

fierce mom, constant learner, writer, speaker, researcher, thinker, designer, gadget queen, advocate for learning that matters & public ed, lead with my actions