Are Students Really “Losing Learning” And “Falling Behind”?

Photo: https://www.the74million.org/article/gizowski-adopting-a-new-curriculum-heres-what-districts-and-teachers-can-do-to-make-it-work-for-their-students/ You’ve heard it. Throughout this long, rough school year, there has been a worried undercurrent, much murmuring about “learning loss” and students “falling behind.” Seemingly overlooking the fact that students have continued to learn the entire time, whether in person or remotely, the running commentary would have us believe that students have done …

A New Day Dawns in Education

Photo: https://www.gettingsmart.com/2018/09/why-students-should-co-create-the-classroom-from-day-one/ Education is the only profession that everyone has seen daily, up close and personally, for years. Unfortunately, that gives many the false impression that they know all there is to know about it, that it's actually quite easy to undertake and that virtually anyone can do it. Perhaps that partially explains the previous …

What Does the CDC Really Say About Reopening Schools?

It’s funny the way a document intended to be supportive and helpful can be misinterpreted. The meme shown above supposedly lists CDC guidelines for reopening schools. However, it’s actually riddled with inaccuracies. Seemingly unaware of that fact, many people vented their anger and dismay on social media over the past week, seeing the guidelines as …