Being a victim of the system is not an effective way to promote progress, we must be a part of the solution.
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January 21, 2014
January 17, 2014
When it comes to education, does the conversation about poverty lead to meaningful discussions or misguided diatribes?
January 14, 2014
We need to move away from discussing teaching and focus our efforts on learning. In today's guest blog, Professor John Hattie provides the 7 mind frames that will help us do that.
January 06, 2014
Are the ideals really all that ideal for every student?
January 02, 2014
NY State Education Commissioner John King has sent out memo after memo in 2013 explaining what he meant...public education deserves more than a memo.
December 13, 2013
When it comes to school climate, our focus should be on learning and not rule following.
December 06, 2013
Unfortunately, with our present accountability system that focuses on numbers more than social-emotional learning, conferences are at risk of focusing more on what children can't do rather than what they can. Flipping the conference can lead to a more positive outcome.
December 04, 2013
In these days of high accountability and misinformation about the public school system, branding is more important than ever.
October 26, 2013
NY State Education Commissioner John King has rescheduled new forums for parents to share concerns about the CCSS but will it be enough?
October 19, 2013
When it comes to literacy, everyone has a stake in how well our students read and use language, and some citizens are trying to collectively figure out how they can improve literacy in their communities.