Teacher observations are incredibly important but are usually filled with pomp and circumstance and are more concerned about getting it done instead of getting it done right. Why not use SOLO Taxonomy?
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February 26, 2015
Two recent commentaries in Education Week and the NY Times focused on the need for annual state testing. Unfortunately we keep battling over testing at a time when we should really talk about learning.
February 22, 2015
We assume there are topics that parents don't need to know about when we engage in initiatives or changes, when the reality is that they are the very topics that parents need to know about.
February 19, 2015
5, 10, 15...how many years of teaching should a principal have before entering the role?
February 17, 2015
In leadership classes school leaders are taught to be visible, but in order to really foster student voice and put a focus on learning, school leaders need to be more than visible.
February 10, 2015
Differentiation, if it is going to be successful, is not about moving all students from Point A to Point B - it is about moving each student from their Point A to their Point B.
February 08, 2015
If you are interested flipping your classroom or leadership Touchcast may be the app for you, and there are hundreds of educators who want to help you get started.
February 06, 2015
New York State is moving in a misguided direction. Will Students Turn Their Backs On Education because of it?
February 01, 2015
When it comes to assessment there are five areas that students are entitled to, and these are those five areas.
January 27, 2015
How do we achieve excellence with equity? How do we meet the needs of "throwaway" kids?