The real world is a place we exist in all the time unless we are down the rabbit hole with Alice. So treat the learning experience in school like it matters.
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June 14, 2015
June 11, 2015
Empowered kids are engaged kids and allowing students to be in charge of their learning and assessment promotes growth and self-efficacy in ways that teacher provided grades never will.
June 02, 2015
What happens when the teacher makes a mistake? Rather than publicly shame herself, she turns it into a learning opportunity, just as she would with her students.
May 24, 2015
Since reflection is a huge part of learning, this time of year is a great time to review the experiences of the year and evaluate growth to implement change for the future. What did you learn this year and what would you change?
May 12, 2015
Grading policies need to reflect the times, not the experiences of our childhood. What should determine a grading policy? Or shouldn't there be one at all.
May 10, 2015
After more review, Periscope is the winner for instant on the spot PD and sharing of classrooms. If you haven't tried it out yet, what are you waiting for?
May 07, 2015
Do you experience "teacher guilt"? Here are some practical things to practice in order to diminish the terrible feeling.
May 03, 2015
Education is full of misconceptions that fuels public misunderstanding. Professionals need to help debunk these corrosive myths to help re-estbalish education as important and positive.
April 30, 2015
Life's stresses can sometimes make it hard to focus. How do you focus through occasion pressure and chaos?
April 19, 2015
Are you a science or math teacher who feels like moving away from grades is something you can't do? Check out this interview with Jim Cordery, a math teacher from NJ shared his thoughts with me about grading and challenges he has with #TTOG.