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

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

Knowledge Versus Skill Acquisition & How They Work Together

There is an ongoing debate about knowledge versus skill acquisition. Knowledge is important. It always will be. I am not one of the people who argues that content and knowledge Continue Reading →

21st Century Teaching with a 20th Century Leader

The December 8, 2015 #EdChat on Twitter focused on how a teacher can go about promoting 21st century teaching when the building administrator still holds firmly to a 20th century Continue Reading →

Reflections on 5 Common Concerns About Self-Directed Learning

Amid my conversations with people about self-directed learning, I hear five common concerns or questions. I am grateful that people are willing to express these concerns because it provides an Continue Reading →