Category: Teaching

Assessment Assessment Assessment

In the current education climate, teachers are finding themselves with the responsibility of making OTJ’s (Overall Teacher Judgements) to report to parents about their child’s academic achievements, but the requirement to have evidence for...

Writing Level Markers

Over the last few months, I’ve found a way of grouping my student’s writing that makes it quick to moderate my own judgments of each sample. It started off as a quick few post-it...

Stop Teaching Students What to Think. Teach Them How to Think

Original article here: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/09/27/stop-teaching-students-what-to-think.html For more than a century, we’ve been creating an industrial workforce of human automatons, built for the purpose of performing routine labor not yet doable by machines. And we’ve been operating...