Are our current beliefs about daily homework in fact a myth? What is the point of homework in your classroom?
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November 14, 2014
November 11, 2014
Grades don't serve anyone in our system except those who issue them. Once thought to communicate learning, we now understand that this was a mistake. So here is one alternative.
October 31, 2014
Advising a student publication takes perseverance, anyone who does it wouldn't argue that point. Empowering student leaders to be responsible for managing set publications sometimes requires a pep talk. Check this one out.
October 24, 2014
There are no better places for learning than libraries, so it is well worth the effort to bring students out into the field whenever possible for research. Ever wonder what it would be like to expose students to higher learning before they get there? Try this.
October 22, 2014
Why shouldn't kids enjoy coming to class? Consider turning classes into an experience with students at the helm. Here's one way to try.
October 19, 2014
Take a risk this week and decide to unplan some class time. What's the best that can happen?
October 17, 2014
Every school should use Google Drive if they aren't already. Read why this is an essential educational tool for all students and teachers to use.
October 13, 2014
Blogging is a unique format that can help students really fine-tune their public writing voice. Find out how.
October 10, 2014
What if we gave students the skills to empower them to help each other? How might that look? How could it change the dynamic in our classrooms?
October 08, 2014
Shifting the mindset on long held educational values is tough, but that doesn't mean we should give up. Teachers must model perseverance and repeat as much as needed til the important messages are heard.