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 →

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 →