Misunderstanding Indicators = Misunderstood Outcomes

Over the past 7 years of teaching youth, this past term made an impressive mark on that timeline: my classroom experienced a record-breaking low level of volume (see: noise, malarkey, jibber jabber, etc.), the most calm atmosphere I have ever experienced in the history of my life as an educator. Whoa, yeah. For real, ever.

Maybe it was the 6-8 grade level that I’m not

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April 11th, 2014 0 comments Assessment / Meeting our students where they are / Reflection / Student Driven Classroom

Dude, you should totally apply

Around this time last year, I was having a lot of trouble getting my students to talk about the work that they were making for my digital photography class. It was a class for the Early College Program in the Continuing Studies Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. It was one of those situations where the lack of satisfaction in the

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March 12th, 2014 0 comments Art practice connected to teaching practice / Best Practices / Professional Development / Reflection / Teaching Artistry

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