November 11, 2022 In this episode, I speak with Jack Miller. Jack is Professor of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at University of Toronto. Jack’s work
“What about music? Can my kid really concentrate on homework with those earbuds on?” When I run parent workshops on study habits, this is always one of the first questions
For my first 19 years as a teacher I was a committed lecturer and probably spent 60% of my class time doing whole group “teaching.” I honed my craft. I
New rule: Whenever we talk about learning, we should distinguish between learning in the real world and learning IN SCHOOL. For example, the work of John Hattie is cited daily
A new and emerging trend throughout K-12 education is the creation of esports programs. At The Alexander Dawson School in Las Vegas, Nevada, our esports elective course is one of
What do parents and students do when they want to find out about a school’s quality? What do teachers do? Exactly what they would do when they book a trip
The overarching purpose of school ought to be that children should want to keep learning more about themselves, others, and the world around them. That’s a paraphrase of the driving
I know there’s been a lot of talk of late about getting back to “normal” and the quest to regain some of our old rhythms in life. Everyone is exhausted.