Duality of Reason

So, it’s been about one year since my last post.  There are always a good reason for doing things, but in the end, they all come up as excuses.  For the past year, I have been teaching in the classroom again after being an instructional technology coach for six years.  It was daunting. I was … Continue reading Duality of Reason

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Productive Student Struggle

So, I’m about four weeks into the new year after being out of the classroom for six years.  I can tell the honeymoon is over. As an Instructional Designer, I had noticed for years the Teacher aversion to including productive struggle into their lessons.  It wasn’t until now, that I understand why. Sir Ken Robinson … Continue reading Productive Student Struggle

21st Century Teaching

I recently read a blog that elaborated on the 21st-century skills every student needs.  You can see the blog here: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/03/21st-century-skills-future-jobs-students/  It’s not really that much different than the framework created by p21.org.  However, it got me thinking.  Why are so many businesses or corporations repeating themselves about these skills?  Is it that students are … Continue reading 21st Century Teaching