How can we consider changing the tradition of grading without engaging in serious and respectful conversations with those advocating for it?
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December 18, 2014
April 27, 2014
Peter DeWitt is inviting the much needed conversation. He is creating a space that holds possibility for finding common ground by inviting people who have expressed opinions that are different from his to be guest bloggers. And he has invited his followers, should they agree or disagree with these divergent views, to comment.
August 11, 2013
How can policy be good if it hurts children? Make this our leadership moment.
May 21, 2013
School Boards functioning at the highest level model democracy in action.
March 24, 2013
Let us hold true to making the tough choices, stop marginalizing those who may be different from us. Let us come together to make schools safe for girls, for boys, for those who are different by race or religion or ethnicity or sexual orientation.
February 03, 2013
Curiosity and courage are two essential leadership factors we need in this moment when technology is taking down the schoolhouse walls. Neither moat nor policy will keep it out. It is already in the hands of our children. We cannot control it but we can guide its entry into our environments and benefit students if we understand it.
January 31, 2013
Too many of our schools are mired in old ways. Many still ban handheld technology ...as if we could stop this tide from entering our walls!