we need to be careful in decisions about classroom environment and ensure decisions are based on sound educational practices.
Schools have a unique opportunity to help students develop patience as they work toward mastery.
From the back, you can see things you don’t from the front. And, if you let the students lead the learning, you can see even more.
As you stand at the back of the classroom, what are the possibilities that you envision that excite you and give you energy? What vision do you have for the school year? How can you make that vision a reality?
I work at so many different places — kitchen table, living room, office, library, coffee shops. Some days I like the quiet while other days I listen to music or just like the sound of conversations around me. It really depends. Not all days are the same.
Fun, Happiness, Joy – where do you find these in school?
Fun Joy Happiness – these are important for our students and schools – and ourselves.
Media Literacy is important for meeting the challenges of today’s ever changing world. How can schools support teachers and students to develop greater media literacy?
Assessment As, For, and Of Learning – an important part learning.
Our topic was Homework and it was a great discussion. Participants were very willing to discuss the many different aspects of homework and how they used homework in their own classrooms. Most participants agreed that the view of homework is evolving. Sometimes communicating this change to parents isn’t easy. There is still a sense that if…