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Inside the Movement to Throw Out Grades: Can It Be Done?

Vicki Davis with Starr Sackstein, Mark Barnes

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Our guests are behind a movement to eliminate grades completely, but schools and parents have other ideas. Can this effort gain traction? What will be required?

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3 Myths About Rigor: What It Is, What It’s Not, What It Looks Like in the Classroom

Vicki Davis with Dr. Barbara R. Blackburn

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Our guest asserts that rigor is broadly misunderstood. In this segment she defines what rigor is in theory and in practice. We close by looking at rigor and the Common Core Standards.

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A Teacher's Guide to the Promise and Broken Promises of Education Technology

Vicki Davis with Joyce Whitby

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Technology offers the promise of reaching and teaching all children.  In this segment we offer tips on balancing the promise and broken promises of education technology.

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