Leadership

I recently met with a school leadership team as part of a strategic planning session. We were discussing ways to unstandardized the curriculum so students could receive a more relevant, equitable, and fun education experience. During the course of the discussion about ways to unstandardized the curriculum, several of the

Visible Learning

In June, the journal Educational Philosophy and Theory published “A Critique of John Hattie’s Theory of Visible Learning” by Thomas Aastrup Rømer. To quote from the paper’s abstract:  First, I

The following is an excerpt from “As Good As Gold? Why We Focus on the Wrong Drivers in Education,” the first in the new series

The following is an excerpt from “As Good As Gold? Why We Focus on the Wrong Drivers in Education,” the first in the new series

Teaching Methods

“Science is built up of facts, as a house is built of stones; but an accumulation of facts is no more a science than a

It’s 1:52pm on the last day of school. There are about two dozen sixteen-year-olds in my 7th block class sitting in a giant circle. No

Here’s an important question: Isn’t mastering the skills articulated in the standards enough?
 When you look at standards for English, it becomes evident that literacy