Joel Moore

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Embracing diversity in teaching teams

Working productively in teaching teams can be so rewarding yet so frustrating. When we all get on the same page, we can begin to really enjoy what we …

Seth's Blog

As your new idea spreads, most people who hear about it will dislike it.<p>Start at the left. Your new idea, your proposal to the company, your new …

Teaching with Poverty in Mind, by: Eric Jensen

Click picture of the book below to go to the ASCD executive summary of this book. My thoughts, bright spots, key ideas are listed below. Some of …

Flexible Seating and Student-Centered Classroom Redesign

Problem Solvers Now = Problem Solvers Later<p>I'm a firm believer in keeping the focus on what's really important: the students. If student motivation …

6 Keys to Connecting With the Disconnected

I recently had the honour or being asked to come back to work with the passionate educators of the Fort Nelson School district to continue our …

Teaching

The Jagged Edge

When you lead change, when you engage in innovation, when you go against what is safe or the status quo practice, you live on the jagged edge.And …

Fun times at the K/1 Fusion Picnic today! #rvlsd @RVCPrincipal http://t.co/9FNzkYitcT

My Transformation as a Teacher

Guest post by Pernille Ripp, 7th grade teacher, Oregon School District, WI Beginning of the End of Supreme Bringer of Knowledge Today I shared the …

What is Personalized Learning Anyway?

If you're looking for more info on PL for yourself, your colleagues, or for parents, please check out our school's January Lincoln Link which gives a …

Professional Development: Getting Worse Before We Get Better

Malcolm Swan:When we’ve done analyses of the results of [our professional development efforts], we’ve found that teachers often move from a …

Going Schoolwide with Reading Engagement

Two years ago we sent our 4th and 5th grade teachers to CESA 5 to hear Donalyn Miller speak. Familiar with both of her excellent books, one of the …

Pilots and lighthouses

I took a long drive the other day and happened to go past a school building that I visited years ago. It was a pilot school/lighthouse school for a …

Are Schools Designed to Help Children Learn?

In trying to wrap our hands around learning about learning, we continue to look to Chris Watkins, an independent consultant and leading authority on …

RAND

In schools using technology to personalize learning, students made greater academic progress than a control group, according to a RAND study for the …

Shirley Feedme and Mr. Showme | Learners Teaching Learners

For sake of a really long post, I hope you can understand, if even just a bit, the impact that technology has had on the way today’s students prefer …

Professional Development and Professional Learning #miamidevice

<i>Simply processing through writing…</i>Sitting in Adam Bellow’s session this morning discussing “professional development”, I tweeted the following:Does …

This Week In Education: Charts: Impact Of Personalized Learning On Student Achievement

Talking Less: Shocking Stats On What Students Can Hear

Dan Meyer pointed me towards what Tom Sallee calls “The Two Lies Of Teaching.” I absolutely love these, and have <i>slightly</i> reworded them to enhance the …

Learner Voice Demonstrates Commitment to Building Agency

<i>Collaborative Blog Series on Learner Agency with the Institute for Personalized Learning</i><p>Learner voice gives learners a chance to share their opinions …

Why are we doing this??

In the words of Michael Scott of Dunder Mifflin, "I had an epiphery." For all those that aren't avid Office fans, I'll explain that I had a bit of an …

#BWLS2020

If you are a parent of a Big Walnut student, you may have heard about our BWLS 2020 vision. In short, our goal as a district is to transform …

thoughts on resilience & grading

I spent the last three days helping to facilitate a leadership retreat for some of our rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. This year’s theme was …

Poor teachers: Who is to blame?

I posed an #Edchat Topic recently based on a number of studies I have been reading about that are claiming millions of dollars are being spent, or …

The Importance of Taking Risks

Innovative teaching and learning will involve risks. If we are to create new opportunities for the learners we serve, things will not always work. …

Where are all the Expert Learners?

Guest post by Bill McGrath, Instructional Specialist, Montgomery County Public Schools, MD I work on a district-level team called HIAT (High Incident …

How a District Ended Student Dropouts with Personalized Learning

Learning Strategies<p>How a District Ended Student Dropouts with Personalized Learning<p>By Roger Cook     Apr 14, 2014<p>Taylor County School …

How to make RSA style videos with your class — part 2

A few years ago I published a post on “How to make RSA style videos with your class” and it was a monster of a post. It wasn’t until I shared the …