Remote Learning Can Work, We’re Just Doing it Wrong

A consensus seems to be emerging around distance learning: it’s not working. Students are disengaged and distracted when trying to learn from a computer. Test scores are dropping. Students are falling behind and won’t be prepared for end of year exams. Mental health is deteriorating. This big experiment in virtual learning has failed. The critics aren’t wrong. Many students and families are frustrated by the…

That Baseball Study Can’t Tell You How to Teach

In 1988, the so-called “Baseball Study” was published, and ever since then, it’s been used to justify highly-structured, authoritative classrooms. But what does the Baseball Study actually say, and does it even matter?

Teachers Are Not the Heroes

A power imbalance exists between teachers and students, working in the adults favor and against the kids. A true social justice teaching must address this.

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