Does Conventional Grading Support Authentic Learning?

 Tom Whitby, Starr Sackstein, and Shawn Thomas

pic Join us as we take another look at the connection between grading and learning.

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Content Versus Skill: Is Content Knowledge Still King?

 Nancy Blair, Starr Sackstein and Shawn Thomas

pic In this episode, we look at whether the Internet has made deep content knowledge less important that mastering the skills of processing information.

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The Nation Is Demanding a Discussion About Race; Are We Ready to Talk?

 Nancy Blair, Tom Whitby and Shawn Thomas

pic The national need to talk about race is rising, but even here on EdChat, we see a reluctance to talking about race among educators. Why is this, and what can we do about it?

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A No-Zero Policy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Nancy Blair, with Shawn Thomas, Tom Krawczewicz

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Grading is one of our most popular topics.  In this episode, we look at the notion of a no-zero grading policy.

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Exploring the Differences Between Coaching and Traditional Professional Development

Nancy Blair, with Shawn Thomas, Harvey Alvy, and Jennifer Bearden

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Instructional coaching can be a superior means of professional development and support for teachers if the right conditions are present. 

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