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I have had a deep interest in educational research for a long time. It started in my undergraduate years when I was studying to be a teacher. The topics of equity and access were areas of interest that grew into ways to rethink school classrooms and leadership. I remember teaching first grade in the 90s,

Visible Learning

2019 marks the ten-year anniversary of John Hattie’s extensive database of educational research, Visible Learning. Since its publication, there have been many comments, conversations and

Even though Professor Hattie’s (2009) Visible Learning synthesis provides a wealth of research that can be used by educators to inform their practice, the deep

Starting to implement something new is difficult in its own right; sustaining and deepening that implementation brings on additional layers of complexity. The good news

Teaching Methods

Most often when we ask teachers about why they want their students to learn certain topics, we hear teachers say that they hope their students will lead productive lives in

And you have treasures hidden within you- extraordinary treasures - and so do I, and so does everyone around us. And bringing those treasures to

Can I explicitly teach knowledge and skills in my inquiry-based classroom? Do I need to frontload everything before my students can be successful in our