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April 12, 2015

Design Projects You Are Eager to Do

Are you sure the projects you create for students are doing what you want? How do you know? Maybe you should try doing them? Check this out and see why

April 09, 2015

Teachers Throwing Out Grades: It's Happening For Real

How does a movement take form, you may ask? It starts with an idea and then a few people who are willing to take action. That action creates a stir and perhaps inspires some and angers others, but real change starts to happen. This is how Teachers Throwing Out Grades (#TTOG) began. Read on to find out more about this growing movement.

April 02, 2015

How Do You Know Your Students 'Got It'?

Too often teachers are okay assuming students know what is going on. It's time we look under the hood to figure out what actually is seeping in. How do we do that, you ask? Check out of some of these synthesis strategies.

March 31, 2015

Still Not Convinced Grades Are Bad?

What are the purpose of grades? Do they actually function as they are supposed to? Perhaps it's time to reconsider how we communicate learning. What would that look like for you?

March 27, 2015

7 Tips for Successful Portfolio Conferences

While everything else in education in shifting away from teacher centered environments, why shouldn't the old parent/teacher conferences get a face lift too?

March 09, 2015

How to Give Specific, Timely Feedback

Providing feedback is more than just saying "good job" or "nice work" or "you can do better." Feedback provides a specific look into what is being done correctly and what continues to need improvement. Read on to learn some strategies for providing timely feedback that will improve learning.

March 04, 2015

What If Education Honored Students' Individuality ...

Instead of trying to treat kids the exact same way. As standardized testing became the norm, an unfortunate byproduct was the loss of student individuality. If we strive to normalize the way we teach and assess kids, we lose an inherent component that makes learning unique and interesting. The fun i...

February 16, 2015

A Better Way to Report Learning

What is the function of a student report card? What does it seek to communicate? How effectively do most student report cards share information about individual student achievement? What if we rebranded our communication loop? What would that look like?

February 02, 2015

Whiplash: Rethinking What It Takes to Make Greatness

Whiplash portrays an over-zealous music teacher's attempts to push students to greatness. With all of the competition in the world today, how can we foster student achievement without creating emotional distress in our students?

January 23, 2015

"What Do I Have to Do to Pass?"

Students need to be taught to start valuing their learning and not the grade. Too often we waste our time fighting over missing work or arguing over the grades "we give" our students. But if there could be an alternative?

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