In our current educational culture, the success of teachers is first judged by whether we 'meet the standards'. While having measurable items that can help us determine if we are getting to the content students should know, standards alone won't guarantee we are truly being successful. This morning I had an 'aha' that made the place of standards in teaching more concrete to me:
If I were to build a house, I would certainly want my house to meet all the construction standards - the… Continue
Posted on August 23, 2009 at 1:00pm
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Your class was so great to observe, the kids too. Hope you are doing well.
I might see you at Science Olympiad, I am judging the robo-cross tournament.
This really surprised me. I was so frustrated I didn't think I belonged. Thank you for your patience.
I am going to a chemistry workshop on Monday, are you by chance teaching that? Hopefully I'll get some good ideas!
How are you doing by the way? Do you start school on the 17th too?
I would love to take a look at the book too.
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