Monthly Archives: January 2015

What happens when grades do not equal intelligence?

We would all like to believe that grades reflect a student’s ability to learn and grow intellectually.  How do we “square that circle” when the data reveals that the opposite may be true.  That those students who comply get better … Continue reading

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What happens when grades do not equal intelligence?

What happens when grades do not equal intelligence? We would all like to believe that grades reflect a student’s ability to learn and grow intellectually.  How do we “square that circle” when the data reveals that the opposite may be … Continue reading

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Snow Days — Maybe the most controversial topic in education!

It is the best feeling in the world as a kid to wake-up to lots of snow on the ground and find out that school has been cancelled.  It rivals your birthday, Christmas morning and the tooth fairy.  It is … Continue reading

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Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. – Albert Einstein

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. – Albert Einstein Albert was more than likely not referring to education when he uttered that famous quote but how appropriate for those of us who toil … Continue reading

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