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A Teaching/Learning Lexicon: To Instruct, to Show, to Lead

Summary: A return to fundamental constructs of teaching and learning. All this talk about NCLB (last week’s post), and how directives from the feds may or may not be successful in steering the educational ship of state, leaves me wandering … Continue reading

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Schools and Culture: Learning as a Conversation

Summary: Learning should involve a conversation between teacher and student. Student questions ideally guide teachers to exactly where the student has lost track in the material under consideration. When I talk with my high school students about their struggles in … Continue reading

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