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February 01, 2016

Algorithms: Are They Giving Students a One-Sided View?

Our views are getting more and more streamlined to everything we like and identify with on social media. What does this mean for how students see the world?

January 26, 2016

Only 46% of Students Feel Valued in Their School

A recent survey of over 66,000 6-12 students shows that less then half feel that their teachers know their aspirations. As we spend time talking about student voice we should find ways to show we value it too.

January 24, 2016

School Climate Still Has a Long Way to Go

A recent guest blog by a transgender teacher ended up highlighting why school climate continues to be such an issue, and it seems as though many times it's the adults who are at fault.

January 05, 2016

It's the Hard That Makes It Good: Developing True Grit

A lot has been written, both good and bad, about 'Grit," but it's the hard learning that makes learning so good.

December 30, 2015

9 Strategies Teachers and Leaders Should Add in 2016

A 2013 article in Forbes Magazine suggested that only 8 percent of people follow through on their New Year's resolutions because they are often too lofty. Here are 9 easy places to start.

December 27, 2015

16 Books Educators Should Consider Reading in 2016

New books focusing on education come out every day. Some gain a wide audience while others don't have the machine behind them to help promote. Here are 16 books that educators should consider reading in 2016.

December 20, 2015

Inspiring Students to Be Creative Through Compliant Methods?

I am often asked by teachers and leaders how I write a blog three times a week, which is followed by "I could never do that." Which is interesting, because we expect students to do it every day.

December 15, 2015

12 Critical Issues Facing Education in 2016

2016 is quickly approaching and there are at least 12 issues that will divide schools. We all need to eliminate that division and work on how to address them.

December 13, 2015

Homework: High-Quality Learning, or Act of Compliance?

Homework has been a controversial issue for a long time. Some teachers use it to extend learning while others seem to use it to promote compliance. How do you use homework?

November 25, 2015

Educators: What Will Happen When Twitter Ends?

Twitter has been used by hundreds of thousands of educators, but recent news should make us wonder whether the social media platform is seeing its demise. What will educators do?

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The opinions expressed in Peter DeWitt's Finding Common Ground are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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