As a teacher, I do not tolerate cheating by my students, but I also take responsibility for creating assessment conditions that minimize cheating. Will any policy makers accept responsibility for the conditions surrounding the Atlanta test-cheating cases?
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March 09, 2015
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March 01, 2015
Is it possible to craft education policy that takes into account the value of serendipity in learning?
February 11, 2015
Teachers are often told that if we were employed in "the real world" then we'd have to adapt to competition and performance incentives. As it turns out, in the real world, the workplace sometimes adapts to the worker.
January 26, 2015
I find myself wrestling with an idea that's mildly unsettling for my practice: maybe we teachers worry too much about knowledge.