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January 19, 2016

The Perils of Late Work and How to Make It Count

What do you do when a student chronically turns work in late, doesn't even try to get it in on time, at least it seems that way and you want to correct the situation without letting the kid "off the hook"?

December 24, 2015

Top 5 Posts From 2015 - A Retrospective

It's time to make change in education and we must start with assessment. Let's consider a change in the traditional grading system and empower students to focus on learning. Check out these 5 posts that suggest just how we can do that.

December 01, 2015

Reviewing Student Work to Norm Departmental Expectations

Norming expectations around student learning is essential to being able to take data and use it on a bigger level to ensure progress as a school. If all stakeholders understand what success looks like and we have examples to point students and teachers too, the outcome can only be better

October 25, 2015

10 Tips for Offering Excellent Feedback

Avoid using "pretty words" to escape the powerful but time consuming task of giving learning altering feedback. Read on for some useful tips.

October 22, 2015

Every Child Deserves to Learn

In every classroom there is diversity. It's tangible in what we see and must impact the way we teach. Engaging each child in a meaningful way requires relationships, flexibility and a willingness to empower those who aren't often used to being in charge of their own learning.

October 20, 2015

We MUST Help Students Learn to Self-Advocate

If we want to raise motivated and confident learners, we must take the time to teach students how to self-advocate. Here are some tips.

June 11, 2015

7 Reasons to Empower Students to Self-Assess

Empowered kids are engaged kids and allowing students to be in charge of their learning and assessment promotes growth and self-efficacy in ways that teacher provided grades never will.

April 28, 2015

Connect Learning to Life, NOT Tests

It's time to fight the testing culture and consider the bigger picture. How can educators better align learning for life and not for testing? As we make pedagogical decisions daily, teachers need to weigh the importance of learning vs cramming for a test that isn't going to impact a child's overall level of mastery.

April 23, 2015

Recognizing Talent Among Our Peers

Many teachers deserve recognition that seldom comes. Let's change that. Simply by adjusting our attitude about how we respond to each other can have a ripple effect that has the potential to change education.

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?

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