By Dr. Diane Ravitch: CTL has outlived many reform efforts because it is focused on what matters most: strengthening instruction in the classroom. Policies come and go, but what remains constant is the relationship between students and teachers. Read More →
If establishing a growth mindset journey for students is worthy of our professional development allocations, is it not then implicit that we recognize its role in adult learning as well? As Senge points out, “people with a high level of personal mastery are acutely aware of their ignorance, their incompetence, their growth areas. And they are deeply self-confident. Read More →
Good teachers don’t get the recognition they deserve but what if we also celebrated and recognized things like the lessons or units of the year? In other words, what if we recognized the specific… Read More →
The obvious way that the pieces connect and depend on each other suggests that when we dissect effective teaching for the sake of improving, we need to spend time on putting it all together again in a way that works for students.
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Why join #KyEdChat? Why should busy educators use Twitter at all? The answer is simple: Twitter and other social media put a professional learning community and network literally at your fingertips. Read More →