Guest blogger Thomas R. Guskey writes: Although grades should never be the only information about learning that students and parents receive, they can be a meaningful part of that information.
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September 07, 2017
August 30, 2017
The world has changed, what students need to graduate knowing and able to do has changed, and schools, over all, have not kept pace.
August 17, 2017
Guest blogger Marc Levitt believes "Educators play an essential role in creating a world aligned to the growing awareness of our intertwined fates, one that is more sustainable and fulfilling. What story they are 'telling' and distributing?"
August 15, 2017
Where but public schools do we create a citizenry with an understanding of the relationship between rights and responsibilities, between democracy and despotism and why our founders created three branches of government with different but equal powers.
August 08, 2017
There should be STEM centric revision of all teaching from kindergarten through high school.
August 03, 2017
There is an America that has been hidden for a long time that will enter schools stealthily. We must be alert and protect the values we embrace in our work with children.
July 27, 2017
How will we maintain civility in our schools without acknowledging civility is being challenged daily by Trump's speeches and tweets from the holder of the highest office in the land?
July 25, 2017
If we are maintaining algebra courses for the sake of tradition or if algebra is the foundation of deductive reasoning and problem solving is the debate school leaders can engage now.
July 23, 2017
We need educators who are conversant in the reality of the workplace. We need counselors and teachers who open doors rather than limit options, we need business partners and we need a curriculum which includes workplace skills with an equal value to academic ones.
July 20, 2017
Why are high schools under the impression that they are preparing students for college and career, when colleges do not?