Posts by Jennifer
Restorative Justice in School: An Overview
Instead of looking for ways to make punishments stricter, restorative justice seeks to build relationships and repair harm. Learn more about how this holistic approach works.
Are You a Curator or a Dumper?
You have so much good stuff to share, but to get anyone to actually look at it, you need to give it some polish.
Moving from Feedback to Feedforward
Instead of rating and judging a person’s performance in the past, feedforward focuses on their development in the future.
6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2018
One of them is super trendy. One takes you into the past. Three can be used in a dozen different ways. And one you’re going to want to try right away. Come see.
The Magic of Validation
It can feel unnatural at first, but once you’ve given validation a try, some of your most difficult conversations are going to get a whole lot better.
The Story of the Students and the Replacement Books
On some days, teaching can crush our souls. But on other days it does the opposite.
How to Stop Killing the Love of Reading
Too many schools are producing non-readers at an alarming rate, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Pernille Ripp and I talk about how to change things.
What is an Innovation Class…and Why Do You Need One?
In this year-long class, students find and solve problems. Learn how it works.