Let's teach students to assess themselves and put learning at the forefront instead of the often misleading grades they're accustomed to.
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October 28, 2014
October 26, 2014
There are many wonderful and innovative things happening in education that never get the media coverage. This impropriety needs to change.
October 19, 2014
Take a risk this week and decide to unplan some class time. What's the best that can happen?
October 01, 2014
Admitting you don't know can be a liberating revelation and an opportunity to show students the power of learning and humility. Why miss out on that modeling, teaching moment?
September 29, 2014
It's never too late to learn, even if it means unlearning years of damaging educational dogma set forth to establish compliance rather than academic achievement. Let's start the new dialogue that opens the conversation up to new ideas about what education should look like in the 21st century.
September 17, 2014
Switching over to standards based grading or no grading at all in a system that values the grade above all else can be a daunting endeavor, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't attempt it. After two weeks of school, the conversation has shifted in my classroom and I'm eager to continue my work with throwing out grades altogether.
September 15, 2014
It's time for a change in education. Pedagogy needs to shift. Technology needs to be integrated. Kids need to be in control of their own learning. Are you ready for the change that needs to come? How will you contribute to the cause?