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A New Definition of Rigor

How do you define rigor?

July 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

The New KWL for the 21st Century

Is it time to update the KWL chart for student learning?

February 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

Education is …

Education is knowing where to go and what you need when you get there.

November 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Embracing Messy Learning | Edutopia

“Authentic learning can be a messy process.”

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Once and For all: What is Blended Learning?

Why is the blended learning model so impactful to the learning process for children? It gives teachers multiple teaching options to use during classroom instruction. tlb     Source 

January 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Why Differentiation Matters

November 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Debate Continues: Why Parents are Freaking Out About Common Core Math

The Common Core debate – I wish I could say the anxiety and (to some degree) fear that many parents and educators feel concerning the Common Core was waning. On … Continue reading

November 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Putting Kids First!

Does your school mission put the needs of kids first? tlb  

October 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

Make It Count: Providing Feedback as Formative Assessment

I discovered a post on Edutopia today that I absolutely had to share within the principalaim community. How many times have you had to defend the merits of “good” assessments? While … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Embracing Diversity II

I discovered this image earlier today on Twitter, and it stayed with me the rest of the day.  What I wouldn’t give to have every student in my school understand and embody … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment