Schools: A Place for Teaching Versus a Place for Learning

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair with William Chamberlain, Maureen Devlin

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When schools are viewed as places for teaching the emphasis is on content delivery. When schools are viewed as places for learning, content creation becomes a priority. This week we discuss putting content creation at the center of learning. Highlights and commentary from the 4/9/13 #Edchat. 

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What If Teacher Evaluations Were Tied to....?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair, Steve Anderson

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This week we discuss tying teacher evaluations to student's standardized test scores. Highlights and commentary from the 4/12/13 #Edchat

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It's About the Learning, It's Not About the Grades, Right?

Tom Whitby, Mark Barnes, Nancy Blair

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Most educators agree that education is all about the learning and not the grades. However, the messages we give students and the expectations of parents suggest that grades are indeed the name of the game. How do we change this? Highlights and commentary from the 3/12/13 EdChat.

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Can Smackdowns, Food Feasts or Flipping Produce Faculty Meetings Teachers Love?

Tom Murray, Nancy Blair, Jerry Blumengarten

pic A vibrant discussion on ways to turn around the dreaded faculty meeting. Highlights and commentary from the 3/26/13 EdChat.

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What It Takes to Be an Effective Education Leader

Krissy Venosdale, Nancy Blair, Jerry Blumengarten

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Highlights and commentary from the 3/5/13 EdChat about the qualities of an effective education leader. 

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