Since adult learning is a little more challenging than student learning, we have to let our learners process what they hear in a way that is dignified and works for them.
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January 11, 2019
January 06, 2019
If you need convincing as to why project-based learning is the way to go, I strongly recommend Making Learning Whole by David Perkins. It's a quick but meaningful read that is accessible.
January 03, 2019
Our imaginations are very powerful tools, and there is no reason why we can't allow students, even encourage them, to explore those places of themselves in the learning they do, straight up through college. The bigger we can dream, the better we can make this world.
December 30, 2018
From #attentive to #commitment, I decided that my biggest responsibility as a leader is to help our team accomplish the goals they set for themselves.
December 27, 2018
Check out this year's highlights reel by reading and/or reconnecting with posts that were most widely read in 2018.
December 25, 2018
Dr. Doug Green shares why schools need to pay more attention to vocational education because not every student will be successful in college. Read on to hear his advice.
December 23, 2018
Leadership really does mimic so much of what I love about being in the classroom. There are some different responsibilities that I'm not as fond of, but there were things in the classroom I didn't love either. However, I did find workarounds and loopholes and I suspect, the more time I spend in this role, I will do the same.
December 20, 2018
Educators get into education for the right reasons; let's remind each other why we are here and keep pushing to do what is best for our kids and our communities. It's worth it. We're all worth it.
December 16, 2018
Giving up grades may sound impossible, but it isn't. Read Amanda Gaughan's research on the topic and see if you can start to adjust your assessment practices.
December 13, 2018
One of the best parts of orchestrating great group work in class is the amount of flexibility it gives a teacher to really work with students where they are. It also allows students to work at an appropriate pace, learn how to collaborate, and collectively problem solve