Grading Ourselves on Grading

Tom Whitby and Mark Weston Ph.D.

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We've been talking a lot about revising grading. Are we making any progress?

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Student Voice: Too Little, Too Much?

Tom Whitby and Mark Weston Ph.D.

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Increasingly, educators are supporting the notion of student voice.  The question today is how much influence should students have?

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What Makes Professional Development Useful?

Tom Whitby,  Nancy Blair and Claire Signorello  

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We're talking about what makes professional development meaningful and useful.  What works? What does not work? Why?

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Our Evolving Understanding of School Culture

Tom Whitby,  Nancy Blair and Dr. Tony Sinanis

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For many years, educators ignored the impact of school culture. As our understanding of school culture has evolved, so is our thinking about how we can change it.  

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Blended Learning: How Ready Are We?

Tom Whitby,  Nancy Blair and Gerald Aungst 

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What is required to employ a blended-learning model in our schools?  Are we ready? If not, what does it take to get ready?  

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