8 principals from across New York State co-authored a letter to parents about state testing, and I am proud to be one of them.
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October 29, 2013
October 26, 2013
NY State Education Commissioner John King has rescheduled new forums for parents to share concerns about the CCSS but will it be enough?
October 21, 2013
Effective feedback is important to student learning, as well as educator improvement, but many educators provide praise and advice instead of feedback.
October 15, 2013
N.Y. State Education Commissioner John King scheduled a handful of parent meetings sponsored by the N.Y. State PTA to engage parents about the Common Core State Standards and state assessments. Unfortunately for him, the parents wanted to engage him as well.
September 19, 2013
Flipping communication isn't about replacing anything...it's about enhancing it.
September 14, 2013
After almost 19 years in public education, I am taking a leap of faith to help share the work of John Hattie.
September 12, 2013
Multiple measures are those pieces to teacher and administrator evaluation that are most important to evaluation, because they are the pieces that can provide teachers with important feedback.
September 10, 2013
Grit is being used to decsribe how students need to toughen up and face their failures, and as important as grit may be, reslience seems to be a much better trait to have in life.
September 07, 2013
For too long faculty meetings have been about lists and compliance but this year each month will bring a new faculty focus.
August 18, 2013
In public education we seem to be surrounded by self-fulfilling prophecies and we have to figure out how to not let them ruin our present system.