Turning a newly cleaned 203 pumpkin into a beautiful coach that will whisk uncertain learners toward the magic of learning takes the help of many including my family, colleagues and team members.
Check out our back-to-school edition of Eight for Equity! As we celebrate the start of the 2018-2019 school year, we are featuring eight resources on racial affinity groups. Whether you’ve been part of a racial affinity group in the past or have never heard of them, be sure to check out these awesome resources to learn more!
If equity is relegated to a strand or track at every conference without also being integrally, centrally located in each track, then we are not providing the impetus to prioritize it.
While celebrating mastery learning for students, one would be remiss to ignore mastery learning for professionals. Micro-credentials are a new way for educators to develop and demonstrate their mastery in holistic, engaging ways.
Performance assessments - assessments that ask students to apply their learning in new, real world ways - are a critical measure of learning for mastery education. Within this system, performance assessments enable students to show what they know and are able to do in many different ways.
Revisiting the idea of the rubric to see how well it has worked and how it can better serve our students is a legitimate and worthwhile exercise. It’s a conversation we should all be having.
“We want to see kids value themselves. I think it's about honoring the strengths that all kids have so that we can support them in feeling good about their assets." The Essex County Learning Community brings teachers together to create better learning experiences for students with learning differences.