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Why is Education Front-Loaded?

How can we educationally prepare for a life and career that will be radically different than what we know now? If you prepare for something, doesn’t it follow that you have to know what you are preparing for so you can design your path to reach that outcome? 392 more words

Public Education

To Grade or Not

James Moffett is a strong proponent of individualized learning, something I have written on in the past. He believes in a class where instruction is limited and coaching is given where needed. 348 more words

Teaching

Flipping Without Flipping Out

When Sonja and I first began writing our new book, Flip Your Writing Workshop: A Blended Learning Approach, we kept referring to it as our “Flipping Without Flipping Out” project. 550 more words

A Focus on Individuality in Learning.

What does it mean to be an individual? I think it really can be summed up as the components that make us who we are. And, it is very important to carefully define this term because it has such a massive impact on our lives — at school, at work, and even in our relationships. 529 more words

Public Education

Why Everyone Should Embrace Mentoring

One of my very favorite PBS documentaries was entitled: “Is School Enough?” and it ran in the fall of 2012. In this documentary, there was shown a number of exceptional student cases. 572 more words

Adult Education

A Learning Mid-Life Crisis

We have all heard the terrible stories of people who lose their jobs, and then lose all hope for the future — even commit suicide. Why would someone do that? 423 more words

Adult Education

Progress

At Wilmington Montessori School, we have just sent out a new progress report and are in the process of conducting conferences with parents. As we worked to help parents understand the new format of the reports and think about the reasons for including each element on the report, I have been thinking about progress. 338 more words

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