Our Approach to Assessment is Holding Us Back in Schools

Back in April 2016, I enjoyed serving on a panel at an event hosted by Educause called Exploring the Next-Generation Digital Learning Environment: Opportunities and Challenges. My panel included three people. One Continue Reading →

A Tale of a Great Teacher and the Grade Awakening

Karen set high standards for her high school biology students and she expected them to meet those standards. Little did she know that this would be the year of her Continue Reading →

What if Schools Made Progress Visible?

In The Game Changer: How to Use the Science of Motivation with the Power of Game Design to Shift Behavior, Shape Culture, and Make Clever Happen, Jason Fox offers anyone Continue Reading →

Are we assessing what is easy or what matters the most for students?

Are assessing what really matters for future success of our students? This is my continued reflection on Will Richardson’s 9 Elephants in the Class(Room) That Should “Unsettle” Us. If you have Continue Reading →