A couple years ago, the question “How are you changing your pedagogy?” kept arising. It began to sound like too many ricochets in a gunfight scene. 248 more words
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By synthesizing over 50,000 studies related to achievement in school-aged students, Hattie conducted the biggest ever evidence based research project in education, and has provided us with a much more solid foundation of scientific research than we have ever had in the field of education. 875 more words
What is a divergent question? A divergent question is a question with no specific answer. The purpose of a divergent question is to exercise one’s ability to think broadly, and creatively. 139 more words
Nearly two years ago on campus, Dr. Joellen Maples waved in my direction, “Get ready!” she laughed. “I am taking my capstone course online… and I am taking my librarian with me!” While I had no idea of the details of her statement, I was thrilled to be included. 958 more words
“One of the most common complaints I hear from teachers, administrators, and staff working in public schools is something along the lines of, “I don’t feel appreciated.” I’d like to propose that by simply incorporating a range of practices that allow ourselves and others to express gratitude, we might transform our schools.” Read more here.