We have learned that development needs to take place with principals, with both opportunities for "in the trenches" training alongside teachers and to training for assessing the quality of learning teachers are designing and implementing.
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At what point are educators complicit in the decision about which students will be knowledge workers and which can not?
January 26, 2016
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January 19, 2016
We argue the decision to give homework should be based on evidence that it is effective and by developing a shared value amongst the faculty and parents and yes, the students.
January 10, 2016
The road to preparing young people to live in the world where the economy is based on innovations fueled by science, technology, engineering, and math is to teach them how to see connections, think critically, alone and with others, create, collaborate, and communicate.
January 07, 2016
Professional Development as we knew it, can't survive as a choice from a menu or stand alone activity that may not even impact classroom instruction or the culture that exists in the building
December 06, 2015
Feedback that is descriptive, anchored, timely, meaningful, and respectful can increase the likelihood that the receiver can and will use it to improve upon the work.
November 12, 2015
We can no longer allow educators, leaders or teachers to dismiss technology as unimportant and social media as a nuisance.
October 20, 2015
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October 18, 2015
Ben Carson's shocking perspective and his wake up call words aren't to be ignored.