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This time of year I get to reap the harvest of having planted so many seeds in the problem-solving department. Or said a different way, I get to see the results of having trained good hunters in the problem-solving department. Problem-finding…Continue
Howard Gardner and Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, USC Shoa Foundation conversation. "Digital Media, learning, and empathy"…
Posted by Connie Weber on March 7, 2013 at 3:00pm
Posted by Martha Russell on March 4, 2013 at 2:57pm
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Beyond tests: How to foster imagination in studentsTeachers teach to tests. Up until a few years ago, that wasn’t a problem because most teachers wrote their own. When business leaders convinced…Continue
Started by cindy fadel in UNCATEGORIZED Nov 23.
The Biggest Weakness of the Common Coreby Marion BradyA particular interest of mine has long been what kids are taught in the early years of adolescence. No surprise, then, that when the Common Core…Continue
Hi Everyone,Deep summer here in Michigan. The garden is full and in want of constant harvest; hayfields are green, wild berries are abundant throughout the landscape of rolling hills. I live in rural…Continue
(A somewhat "calmer" version of this appears today on the Washington Post's The Answer Sheet.)Marion__________________An any-century curriculum The big new thing in education reform is the Common…Continue
Started by cindy fadel in UNCATEGORIZED Jun 12.
I'm confused, I admit.Just recently spent a week with educators at the SXSWedu in Austin, TX (a very cool event by the way), where CCS were the talk of the day, if not the talk of the…Continue
I was reminded of this TED talk this week, by one of Connie's updates actually. Watched it for the 10th time (maybe more) and started to wonder about the differences and similarities between the role…Continue
A colleague of mine (Fred Deutsch) published this quote on fb"Thoughtful education post by a high school principal: "It seems like we are now at a crossroads between what the reformers think is best…Continue
Started by Ian Carmichael in School organization and education reform Apr 27.
By Marion BradyBill Gates spent$45 million trying to find out what makes a school teacher effective. I’ve studied his Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project, and think it ignores a matter of…Continue
Started by cindy fadel in UNCATEGORIZED Apr 15.