Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days:
Project-based learning can be powerful but complex. If you’ve tried implementing PBl, then you may have experienced projects losing their allure or failing to motivate students to engage in deeper learning. Expert, Frank McKay shares five pitfalls to avoid when implementing PBL.
Whether as a teacher, assistant principal, or principal, Dr. Marilyn Denison’s focus has always been on individualized instruction. She speaks to Dr. Rod Berger about her journey and her role with TPAC, which will allow her to work on transforming education with a focus on individualized student learning.
After moving to Mayfield Secondary School, Principal James Kardash saw that all the teachers were doing most, if not all the work. He also observed that students wanted to know what they had to do to past the test, not what they were going to learn. Kardash shares his journey and Mayfield’s vision for feedback-based assessment.
Wondering whether to install digital portfolios in your classroom? Principal and father, Matt Renwick, offers ten reasons why digital student portfolios pass his test.
Looking to implement personalized and blended learning practices, but not sure where to start? Getting Smart offers some solutions.
More school leaders than ever before are harnessing digital tools to personalize learning and prepare students for life after school. Yet, argue Amber Oliver and Michael B. Horn, without the right curriculum, personalized learning is just a fad.