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.
9 Simple Solutions for Common Teaching Problems
The solutions to many of our education challenges are things we could start doing tomorrow. Here are 9 ideas you can try right away.
How to Approach Your Teaching Like a Master Chef
If we want our lessons to have a long-lasting impact on our students, we need to design our instruction the way a chef prepares a good meal.
Black Girls and School: We Can Do Better
If you work with students of color, especially with Black girls, consider this book required reading.
How and Why We Should Let Our Students Fail
Letting our kids deal with the natural consequences of their actions will help them more quickly develop the skills they need to succeed. Easier said than done.
Back to Basics: A Review of Mike Schmoker’s “Focus”
Simple is NOT a trending concept in education. But I think there is a place for simplicity and tradition in education, and Mike Schmoker agrees.
Rewrite the Story You Tell Yourself About Teaching
You tell yourself a lot of stories: No one appreciates you. The kids aren’t motivated. Testing has ruined everything.
What if you could write a different story?