Posts by Jennifer
Teachers Are Barely Hanging On. Here’s What They Need.
Hint: It’s not meditation and jeans passes.
Street Data: A Pathway Toward Equitable, Anti-Racist Schools
So many equity initiatives fall short because our test-obsessed system doesn’t support them. Street Data takes a completely different approach, and it may very well change everything.
How to Find, Read, and Use Academic Research
Want to use more research but don’t have enough formal training? This post is for you.
Suicide Prevention: What Teachers Can Do
Suicide is a leading cause of death in young people. What can teachers do to help?
Introducing the HyperRubric:
A Tool that Takes Learning to the Next Level
Unlike the traditional rubric, which serves mainly to evaluate, the HyperRubric pushes students to keep moving forward.
No More Easy Button:
A Suggested Approach to Post-Pandemic Teaching
With this fresh start, let’s take the wisdom we’ve gained over the last year and use it. Let’s not go back to the way things used to be.
Revolution School: When “Reimagining School” Actually Happens
Instead of trying to create their dream school within the system, this group of brave, forward-thinking educators just built it from scratch.
Build it Together: Co-Constructing Success Criteria with Students
When we include students in the process of defining quality work, they are more likely to rise to those standards.