Charting the Course of Teaching and Learning in a Networked World
I never saw myself as a writer. During my school days, good work was read out loud to the class and the rest was marked up in red ink. Once, as an adult, I wrote something that someone said I…Continue
I have just finished working with a theater academy designed specifically for children with autism. It was one of the most profound weeks of my life. I started writing a blog entry on the Saturday…Continue
A new school year begins soon and while many students and parents are busy shopping for just the right school supplies, it's important to take this time to remind them that it's not just about having…Continue
Our district is in the middle of many change initiatives that are focused on developing a different accountability system for student learning. The drive is coming from the School Board and is fueled by everything they have been reading in "The World is Flat", "Disrupting Class", and more.
Although small task force groups have attempted to grapple with what needs to change with our current graduation requirements and grading system, the groups fall short of being able to make…Continue