How Can We Reconcile the Different Interpretations of "Successful Learning"?

 Nancy Blair, Shawn Thomas, and Jim Hirz

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This week we try to reconcile the different views of successful learning and assessment in search of common ground.


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Why Is It So Hard to Change Our Education System? Three Guesses

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, and Shawn Thomas

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We've been trying to reform education for over 100 years. Why is it so hard to make changes that are so clearly necessary.  Join us as we try to unpack what's standing in the way of progress. If we could make a single change what you propose?


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Does Conventional Grading Support Authentic Learning?

 Tom Whitby, Starr Sackstein, and Shawn Thomas

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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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