As we stand at the Common Core buffet of reading, there seems to be a risk that we are going to force students to binge just for a better grade on a test, when we should be teaching them to try everything from the menu to help prepare them for their future.
If cancelling meetings with parents because they got too tough wasn't a sign of poor leadership....John King's comments at the New York State School Boards Association Conference certainly were.
Education doesn't need fixing in all parts of the United States but it does need strengthening and it will take all parties to get us there.
In our present era of accountability schools have been given the task of collecting data on students, and some of that data has to do with student discipline. How much is too much?
Just because educators stop checking their e-mail so much doesn't make them any less dedicated to their profession.
8 principals from across New York State co-authored a letter to parents about state testing, and I am proud to be one of them.
Recently, #Satchat focused on the first year of teaching and inspired a great deal of reflection.
NY State Education Commissioner John King has rescheduled new forums for parents to share concerns about the CCSS but will it be enough?
Are the Common Core State Standards really the problem, or is how they were rolled out?
Effective feedback is important to student learning, as well as educator improvement, but many educators provide praise and advice instead of feedback.