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February 27, 2016

Why Do We Need Tomorrow's Classrooms Today?

Many classrooms still look like they did yesterday and yesteryear. We need to be talking about tomorrow's classrooms today, and there is a venue where this will be happening, and some awesome educators leading the discussion.

February 22, 2016

What Are 'Nude Food Mondays'?

We consume more than we conserve, and there are some pretty simple things schools can do to teach students how to conserve. And it starts with Nude Food Mondays.

February 19, 2016

Summer School: Something's Got to Give

Summer school has been a waste of time for students all around the country. Something has got to give!

February 15, 2016

Why Ability Grouping Doesn't Work

With random talk partners as the classroom set-up, students are already involved in mixed-ability learning, which is important because we need to take account of the substantial research which shows that grouping students by ability makes them less successful.

February 12, 2016

Who Is Doing Most of the Talking? Teachers or Students?

Why do teachers do most of the talking in the classroom when students should be part of the dialogue? Here are some practical strategies to change that dynamic.

February 09, 2016

Why Do Teachers Need Instructional Coaches?

Working with an instructional coach doesn't mean that teachers are weak, it actually shows how strong they are because they believe they can always get better.

February 07, 2016

Scaling Collaborative Inquiry: Professional Learning for Educators

Collaborative inquiry holds the potential to do that by calling each individual in education to raise within themselves a truer sense of leader and learner.

January 21, 2016

Collaborative Leadership: Do You Take 10,000 Steps a Day?

What if school leaders made sure they walked 10,000 steps while in school, and paid close attention to the relationships they could build along every step?

January 10, 2016

Why We Need to Talk About Evidence

If we aren't providing evidence of our impact, what are we doing?

January 05, 2016

It's the Hard That Makes It Good: Developing True Grit

A lot has been written, both good and bad, about 'Grit," but it's the hard learning that makes learning so good.

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The opinions expressed in Peter DeWitt's Finding Common Ground are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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