Mo’ Better Teacher Evaluation

Since we can’t seem to get away from formally evaluating teachers – here are some thoughts on improving the process: Teacher evaluation and professional growth is an essential factor in the health and culture of a school and its collective of learners. As such it must be a clear and understandable part of every teacher’s […]

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On Homework (Briefly)

In response to Brian Aspinall’s succinct post about homework: If homework is defined as independent work assigned to students to be done on their own and then checked at school or submitted for “points or checks” then homework – at all levels – can seem a bit silly – especially while in elementary school. There […]

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Professional Goals (2012 Edition)

My individual and team goals for this year revolve around building relationships (communication), access, research, and exploration. Relationships My team and I will utilize technology to help empower our colleagues to share and communicate their ideas, reflections, and, well, anything. We hope to meet with building principals to communicate our shared desire to help and […]

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