Monthly Archives: September 2017

Day 10 (of 186) Letter Grade comeback? (ugh) article from @washingtonpost and thanks to @rickwormeli2 & @tguskey

Day 10 (of 186) Letter Grade comeback? (ugh)     “I’m glad that it went back,” said Jennifer Wood, PTA president at Twinbrook Elementary. “I grew up with an A, B, C, D system, and I think probably most of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Day 9 (of 186) still looking at eportfolio systems @freshgrade @my_blueprint

Day 9 (of 186) still looking at eportfolio systems @freshgrade @my_blueprint I still believe that the biggest shift to occur in education is a broader acceptance that letter grades & %s are not as clear as we want them to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Day 8 (of 186) #T(ec)hursday

Day 8 (of 186) #T(ec)hursday     I have long been an advocate for “technologization” – the blending of technology and curriculum to enhance the Learning that occurs within learning communities. Finally today I found the right name for it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Day 7 (of 186) inclusion means all : aka what would @tweetsomemoore do?

Day 7 (of 186) inclusion means all Had a neat conversation about the needs for “a” student. He needs ‘breaks’ but doesn’t like attention focus on him when he is “the only one to do something”.  But I respond pretty … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Day 6 (of 186) based on a true-tech story

Day 6 (of 186) based on a true-tech story I used to say, if you ask a question and google can answer it, it may not be the best question for Learning…..I may be expanding my list of tools (and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Day 5 (of 186) free play thanks to reminders via @edutopia

Day 5 (of 186) free play thanks to reminders via @edutopia     I had an “observer” as I was working with a new class in the gym. I was re-testing my theory around “free choice” in gym and elements … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Day 4 (of 186) the secret successes

Day 4 (of 186) the secret successes My son came home not happy about his Japanese class. Unhappy because he wasn’t able to go for a walk because he might miss something. And he had to stay in the classroom … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment