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Teaching Is Just Not What It Used to Be

“Teaching is just not what it used to be.”  I translate this to mean… -Teaching now requires more work -Teaching now requires less control -Teaching now requires higher accountability These 3 statements encompass most of the complaints we hear today: longer hours, working in the summer, too many mandates, too Read more…

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Why Our Feedback is Backfiring

Originally featured on Education Week, Finding Common Ground. Collaboratively co-authored with Peter Dewitt.  “There is no such thing as constructive criticism in the eye of the recipient.” – Todd Whitaker Feedback is something we all understand is important. We most likely became even more aware of the importance of feedback Read more…