Always start with the Big Ideas in education when you plan your days, weeks, units, and years. Avoid starting with
There are underlying stories that come to life when we look at what we teach and why we teach it.
Inquiry is essential. The fact is that students come to school with partial knowledges. But the curriculum documents themselves
Libraries are essential in building academic success and equity in our schools and learning environments. This is very easy when
Research on multicultural groups including Black, Hispanic, First Nation, and ESL suggests that standards based reforms, large scale assessments, implementation
I think it behooves us to ask ourselves whether collaborative assessment practices including moderation, is different now that we are
The term ‘Quiet’ in our traditional school classrooms, often equates to ‘compliance’. This was very important when our traditional school
Is Curriculum a Living Organism, or a Fixed Machine? The world is changing rapidly. Just think about how we have