Whether we talk about the how or why of assessment, it always comes back to the communication of learning and different things that dilute that discussion.
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December 19, 2017
December 17, 2017
How can we continue to develop a culture of transparency and change while still respecting those who aren't where we need them to be yet?
December 14, 2017
If active learning works for younger learners, why wouldn't it work for adult learners?
December 12, 2017
Guest blogger Amit Mehrotra discussed what it means to empower the modern learner and why we need to stop calling what we do teaching for 21st-century skills.
December 10, 2017
Each educator has something valuable to teach me whether it is about the culture of the school or the content he or she teaches that I try to spend a portion of each day just listening. It's in this way that I can best serve my community so that when it comes time to have to make a decision collaboratively or otherwise, I know I'm doing it with the most integrity I can.
December 08, 2017
As we continue to talk about data and the necessity of it while we are making choices about programs and students, we need to remember that each child's story is what makes the data valuable.
November 30, 2017
Becoming a leader wasn't about going to the dark side, but rather shedding light on what was once considered dark. I see myself as one of the teachers, among them, regardless of what my title suggests. In fact, in spite of it, I long to help inspire the many children in our district who deserve the best education possible from the most amazing teachers who might just need a little more time to consider how to do that.
November 28, 2017
No change happens overnight, no matter how much we want it to. Real growth happens with collaborative leadership that embraces the strengths of every member of the team. This is what is best for our school community and that is why I'm committed to seeing it through.
November 26, 2017
Learning chances are too precious to waste. I will keep modeling how to make the most of each one, allowing the vulnerability to be visible regardless of how uncomfortable it may feel.
November 23, 2017
Every day I learn something new and am so grateful for that experience. Although it is not always pleasant at the time, the opportunity to grow feels limitless.