In school communities, there are almost always differences of opinions that become hotly contested. We can and must be smarter and not overlook the 'other side'.
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February 28, 2017
February 26, 2017
No matter the federal decision, let's join as educators and advocate that rights assured remain. These are our children.
February 14, 2017
This is a moment in our history when educators must show up and demonstrate what public education is about. It is not about quieting voices.
February 05, 2017
No matter whether homework is the opener of the conversation or some other topic is catalytic to a reflection on current practice how things fit into the bigger picture has to be considered.
February 02, 2017
Guest blogger Josh Schachter writes "We will need to develop even greater abilities to listen to each other beyond the political rhetoric, to empathize and collaborate across institutional, disciplinary, hierarchical, and socioeconomic boundaries."
January 31, 2017
When attention turns to measuring the factors that contribute to successful learning, people will feel better about their schools, and want to support them as far more than 'good enough'.
January 24, 2017
A 21st century shift is the manner in which teaching and learning takes place, the emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and math, and the relationship subjects have with each other.
January 19, 2017
Charters or vouchers won't matter when students are receiving a quality education where their needs are being met and their limitations are merely gaps that are being closed.
January 15, 2017
In formal/academic learning what often gets in the way, for children and professionals, is the lack of time and effort given to understanding and agreeing to the objectives and standards to which we are striving.
December 27, 2016
Professional development? Only few can boast they have found the 'secret sauce' and improved teaching and learning and achievement. But many are on their way.