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The Value of True Feedback

I have preached for years on the value of feedback as I have worked with teachers to deepen their practice on authentic learning experiences, project-based learning, inquiry learning, design thinking, and other similar pedagogical approaches. However, it wasn’t until just recently that I experienced the value of true feedback. You see, I recently became a […]

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Why I Don’t Use the Word “Grit” in Education

This weekend, as I was trying to decide if I should get out of bed before 8:00 AM, I was sucked into a Twitter conversation about the use of the word “grit.” It was not what I was expecting on a Saturday morning, after a late night flight arrival home. Nonetheless, my friend and colleague, […]