The Problem It is no secret that the majority of education systems in America have not changed much in at least the past hundred years. Teachers and schools remain the gatekeepers of education (at least the education that schools feel is important), students progress along an age based track, and a partial understanding is often

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If ed tech companies, consultants, and all other third party education partners create their products and refine their work without talking to teachers, they could very well be wasting their time. Developing and working in a bubble is like taking a shot in the dark. Before development begins, it is extremely important to identify and

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One of the points that was elegantly made by a participant at a recent convening we were invited to attend was centered around the use of common scoring guides. When teachers differentiate instruction, as long as they are using common scoring guides, they can adjust the learning tasks and assessments as much as needed. Of

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One of the teachers we have had the pleasure of working with this past year sent along this post for us to share… I might be dreaming big with this… I’d love to lead a class of learners that is able to branch out and find learning experiences on their own. Sure, I imagine we

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