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Developing and understanding one’s driving philosophies, or one’s mindset, is the most important element toward achieving great results. My driving philosophy as an educator is to constantly work toward maximizing learning for all my students. One of the key concepts that impacts successful learning is how I frame assessments in my...

In a previous post, Teacher Voices blogger Chris Hull talked about how to integrate data from a variety of sources – especially how to incorporate teacher observations with assessment results and other types of data. One of the ways in which he uses that integrated student information is to conduct...

Collecting data about students is not new for teachers. Teachers want to use data to support and inform instruction, and technology can help serve a practical purpose in improving the efficiency of this process. Data gathering can and should be in real time, present a holistic view of the student,...

Technology and the buzz terms surrounding this topic are flooding education. The teachers and students who are supposed to be helped with each advancement are instead often left overwhelmed. Technology should help teaching at a practical level. Otherwise, technology is being implemented only for technology's sake. When I was a new...

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon when addressing his team explained, “The thing I want our guys to understand is the process is fearless. When you want to become outcome-oriented, that's where you can really run into some trouble. If we can just keep our guys focused on the process of...

Developing and understanding one’s driving philosophies, or one’s mindset, is the most important element toward achieving great results. My driving philosophy as an educator is to constantly work toward maximizing learning for all my students. One of the key concepts that impacts successful learning is how I frame assessments in my...