Monthly Archives: February 2010

And the children shall lead them?

Recently, Laura referenced a reflection by her colleague Sandra Switzer of the Lovett School: It is my sense that once students become aware of the distinct qualities that empower their learning, they refuse to accept anything less, choosing instead to … Continue reading

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Rick Dufour’s “PLCs at Work”

If all goes to plan, my Culminating Artifact will be the planning of a Foreign Language PLC which is to begin August 2010.  Keep your fingers crossed.  However, in keeping with the “hope for the best, plan for the worst” … Continue reading

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“Teaching and Learning” is a foreign language

Words matter. The overarching takeaway from Educon 2.2 is that I’m learning a new language.  Not that I don’t understand the buzzwords that are in common use, but I don’t know how to express my needs as a teacher and … Continue reading

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