Walkthroughs can offer enormous learning opportunities for teachers and leaders, but unfortunately they focus on at least 8 myths that aren't offering the biggest bang for the buck.
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April 19, 2016
April 12, 2016
Student engagement is extremely important in our classrooms, but too often the engagement is compliant rather than authentic.
April 07, 2016
The word rigor brings out a strong reaction from those who love the word and those who hate it. What's wrong with the word rigor?
April 03, 2016
When it comes to gifted and talented students, does the philosophy of the growth mindset fail?
March 30, 2016
Considering all of the negative rhetoric this political season we need to explore ways to find civility again, and these are five actions we can take to find it.
March 24, 2016
The NY Times recently ran a story about testing for joy and grit. Seriously? It seems as though joy and grit are really just used for compliance.
March 22, 2016
The other days I posted about 12 words that should be banned from our educational vocabulary. Here are 12 that I believe should be added.
March 17, 2016
Response to Intervention (RTI) has been proven to work with students. Why don't we use it with teachers?
March 12, 2016
We often approach interviews as a "desexualized version of a date" and hire from the gut. There are many reasons why that's the wrong way to go.
March 11, 2016
Too many times students are forced to do an activity that surrounds a concept they already know. The activities focus on doing something, rather than learning something. We need to stop doing that.