Archive for the 'Mind Dump'

Let kids make informed decisions about real things in the real world

Will Richardson said: Sure, the CCSS wants to promote and measure critical thinking skills. But...
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The exam sham

Mike Crowley said: Teachers are being judged and schools rated based on test and exam results....
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Become a reading warrior

Pernille Ripp said: I declare myself a reading warrior, and I believe you should as well. No...
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It’s time to move away from simple questions about technology integration

Adam Copeland said: It is time for instructors to move from simple questions like, “Do you use...
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Summer school for kindergarteners

Valerie Strauss said: curriculum has been pushed down so much that kindergarten is no longer a...
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We could surprise them and they could see that we are good kids

Katrina Schwartz said Many students at Read more
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When students develop learning objectives based on the standards

Steve Carroll said: When we transitioned to Common Core we did an unpacking the standards...
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When I understand it, why do I have to repeat it twenty times?

Students said: “The teachers used to talk at us all the time, non-stop, but they never...
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The core of education needs to take into account the people that are in it

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Compliance remains the central goal

Alfie Kohn said: Whether or not it’s stated explicitly, compliance remains the central goal of...
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