Learn More about Standards in 11 Minutes, 15 Seconds

During this module, we will investigate standards in more detail.  Specifically, we will review: How standards are organized (subject area, strand / standard area, standard) The difference between learning objectives and standards The process used to unpack standards and create learning targets that students, parents, and the community can understand Just a little bit about […]

We Owe Our Children Everything

Children do not ask to be born. We make a choice. From then on, till death do us part, we are forever in their debt. Someday, they will be in debt to their own children. If we have done our job right, their children will feel as loved, cared for, respected, challenged, and important as we tried to help our children feel. If we have taught them well, and they have learned well, we can all truly be the positive change we want to see in the world, working with one precious child at a time.*

Thoughts on Standards-Based Grading

In the interest of full disclosure, I work for a company that develops, markets, and sells software to K-12 institutions, but the opinions expressed in this post are my own and the company is not responsible for them. The software includes an SIS (Student Information System), a performance management system, a special education system, and […]

Teach Them How to Fish

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. – Chinese Proverb The other day, during an internal training session, the question arose, “How can we ensure that students are learning all they are supposed to know when there is […]