The subject of today’s entry is student learning.
It’s a subject that I think is essential to effective teaching, but is not well known by a good number of University level (or any level) faculty. 1,222 more words
Over 50 staff from the DeForest Area School District spent the day collaboratively studying their school and district data.
In the morning, representative staff from all DASD schools and many subject areas learned more about the district’s strategic plan and reviewed current and past data on key measures of student achievement, learning, and growth. 54 more words
A friend stopped to see me the other day. She has three really bright, actually gifted is a better term, girls. We have had many a conversation about how to best provide them opportunities to grow and be challenged while having a slim budget. 524 more words
If you’re a first-time visitor to the Research Library, it is not immediately apparent what you can do and discover here. So we thought we’d write a list for the neophyte. 618 more words
When pursuing a Ph.D. — which is essentially the only type of training faculty receive to prepare for a career in higher education — our intellectual pursuits tend to narrowly focus on developing content area expertise and the ability to conduct independent, empirical research. 1,458 more words