Problem-based classrooms require teachers to dare to let go of control of the learning and to take hold of the role of questioner, coach, supporter, and diagnostician.
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October 19, 2017
October 17, 2017
Rather than assigning independent work because we always have, assign it with the knowledge that the practice will be correct and effective and supported with immediate feedback.
October 15, 2017
No lower standard serves anyone well even though it might fill vacancies quickly.
October 12, 2017
Guest blog author Joyce Hutchens says, "School leaders are professionally and ethically responsibility to be fair to all employees. Engaging in discriminatory or other egregious behavior is wrong--PERIOD!"
October 10, 2017
Let the good news and the bad news come from us. Tell the truth. Be honest. Set the context. Stay out front. Keep on message. Listen well. Anticipate.
October 05, 2017
Guest author Vera Jacobson-Lundberg writes: "Teachers can weave into the curriculum self-awareness and self-reflective assignments to help ensure the students start to own their individual reality fostering independence and creating agency."
October 03, 2017
Silveria's value based message wasn't tentative nor half-hearted. He told the gathering that they should be "outraged", that small ideas and horrific thinking needs to be replaced by a better idea. What would you do?
October 01, 2017
There are good reasons why educators, more than most, have a responsibility to find where the 'isms' hide within them and how they become visible to others.
September 26, 2017
Unlike the POTUS, our actions will directly, and immediately impact children and families. So, we cannot be complacent.
September 24, 2017
Researchers some of our football players will live a lifetime battling behaviors and issues never knowing they are caused by those tackles they so loved when living their halcyon days of middle and high school.