Thank you to so many people who joined us for Monday’s webinar on The Learning Challenge: How to Make the Most of the Learning Pit with James Nottingham. If you missed it, that’s alright! You can still watch the recording here. We received so many
Literacy is freedom’s gatekeeper. We know that the more literate an individual, the more capable he is of reaching his educational and career aspirations. After all, a major measure of effective schooling is the literacy attainment of its graduates. But the impact of literacy reaches
As districts face challenges with a revolving door of excellent teachers, it’s time to find ways to offer sustainable, relevant, and engaging PD in and across schools.
EFFECTIVE PD displays three primary characteristics:
It’s when these three characteristics are combined that real results are achieved
People with growth mindsets are people who are limitless—they can do anything they put their mind to, simply because they are willing to roll up their sleeves and complete the hard work of learning new skills, all while reflecting on progress made, and progress yet
Valley View School District in Illinois unpacks data and evidence to achieve teacher clarity and improve student outcomes.
While the use of data in schools has changed over the decades, today’s districts face a widening gap between data derived from external assessments and data generated within
Most people think of us as literacy educators, which we are. Our professional lives have been shaped by the role that language plays in learning. We believe that human beings learn through language – listening, speaking, reading, writing, and viewing. And this applies to all
After analyzing 800+ meta-analyses, 50,000+ studies, and over a quarter of a billion students, Professor John Hattie found that almost everything in education has an impact on learning. In 2009, the Visible Learning research immediately shifted the conversation in education from what works to what
The 2016 Annual Visible Learning Conference was a powerful learning experience. This conference featured renowned educational leaders with combined experience behind the Visible Learning mindframes of research and learning. Each speaker provided optimal learning experiences that stirred thought.
Presenter Kristin Anderson did an outstanding job presenting
Weeks of 16-hour days, endless re-arranging of furniture, and final decisions about bathroom passes and rules for pencil sharpening—all were about to pay off.
I was so tired from spending so much time preparing for my students, I wasn’t even really that nervous on my first
A central key message in the Visible Learning research is the importance of developing students who can be their own teachers. Professor Hattie has stated, “Children come to school to watch teachers work…!” He advocates that we re-think ways in which we can make learning