If we continue to focus on student growth and improvement as learners, keep track of that progress, and watch its impact on standard test results, will we be able to know if what we are doing is helping students develop as learners and thinkers.
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August 14, 2014
August 12, 2014
The move away from textbooks must be accompanied by a responsibility to create the time, space, and guidance in which teachers can research new resources and use them to transform the work being done in and outside of their classrooms.
August 10, 2014
The focus on knowledge, skills and measurements must not pull us away from the essential need for learning and growing the inner lives of those who lead.
August 07, 2014
The bias that raged in the 20th century proved to serve no purpose other than to cause damage. As we have moved away from the exaggerated bias, fear mongering, and exclusion of those considered different from the majority, inclusion offers some healing.
August 06, 2014
Superintendent John Deasy issues a personal appeal to district leaders to keep tabs on one struggling student at risk of dropping out.
August 05, 2014
The former District of Columbia schools chancellor returns to the Sacramento charter school organization known as St. Hope Public Schools.
August 05, 2014
Holding the balance between the things that need to be done and the attitude with which they are accomplished is our work. Leaders are the models. And while we cannot control the things that come at us, we do have control over how we feel and react.
August 04, 2014
Washoe County Superintendent Pedro Martinez is suing the school board and district after he was unexpectedly fired last month and then told to return to the job a week later.
August 03, 2014
We live in such a competitive society and we replicate this competition in our schools. Is the purpose of education to create winners and losers?
August 01, 2014
Under the most challenging circumstances in the country, the EAA has created better learning options for Detroit students.