I Want to Tell You a Little Secret…

Yesterday, a student taught my class.  From start to finish, this student handled the class (well, aside from the administrative tasks of attendance, etc).  And the secret?  It's not that a student(s) taught my class.  (I've had students do that many times.)  It's actually the fact that I've been waiting for this. The lesson was based on … Continue reading I Want to Tell You a Little Secret…

Learning vs. Doing School

The next post in my 200 Word, 3 blog challenge from IMMOOC: What are your connections to the “School vs Learning image (see above)? What would you add or modify? Let's talk about "connections."   "Connections" was the name of the middle school humanities course I developed and evolved over a course of 20 years … Continue reading Learning vs. Doing School

What We Talk about When We Talk about Learning

Will Richardson is one of the major change agents in education. I've followed him for several years, but recently Will and Bruce Dixon released a White Paper: 10 Principles for Schools of Modern Learning (get it at their website), facebook page, and revamped website that every teacher and administrator in the country/world ought to be … Continue reading What We Talk about When We Talk about Learning