Archive for the 'Learning and Teaching'

Ames High band: Modeling innovation, risk-taking, and feedback

I’m pretty impressed with the Ames High School band directors. Not only are Chris Ewan and Andrew...
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What would be your reasoning NOT to connect your students to the world?

Laura Gilchrist said: Twitter allows educators to connect and interact with resources, ideas,...
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For our students, how often are academics and enjoyment the same thing?

Daniel Ching said: Somewhere along the way, someone convinced American society that breadth is...
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Toward better technology integration: Introducing trudacot

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Test makers should not be driving instruction

In a post about the difficulty of New York’s Common Core assessments, Robert Pondiscio said: ...
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Reader interest trumps passage readability?

Alfie Kohn said: intrinsic motivation – has a huge empirical base of support in...
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Redefining ‘rigor’

Tedd Wakeman said: We’ve always defined, as an educational community, rigor as being a lot of...
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Computers can help you get schooled for minimum wage jobs

Justin Reich said: In the Read more
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Should our first goal really be to preserve the structure?

Justin Schwamm said: Two decades ago, before the great push for higher standards and more...
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Filtering social media in schools because it’s a ‘distraction’

Annie Murphy Paul said: according to the Read more
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