Why do the very best teachers ignore/subvert curriculum?
Yesterday I posted a tweet. Today I’m going to comment on it. Sometimes it takes me a while to process my thoughts. The very best teachers spend every day of their lives ignoring or subverting the curriculum Now, why is this? Why would people, including myself, think that the best teachers are the ones who […]
the very best teachers…
Just saw this tweet. Felt the need to record it. The very best teachers spend every day of their lives ignoring or subverting the curriculum via @paulawhite, via @Neilstephenson, via @kmadolf, via @alfiekohn or something like that…
The Curious Case of Ped Days in Quebec
Quebec teachers have it made. We have 20 pedagogical (PED) days throughout the school year.
Black-focused public school in Toronto by 2009…What do you think?
Toronto trustees vote in favour of black-focused schools cbc.ca -Tuesday, January 29, 2008 “A proposal to create Canada’s first black-focused public school was approved by Toronto District School Board trustees Tuesday night. They have recommended the creation of an alternative school that features a curriculum and teaching environment oriented around black history and culture. Some […]
Gaining focus in reform
I really think that we are focusing on the wrong things in education reform. Recent education reform in Quebec – and I am sure it is similar in other areas – has focused on creating new curriculum for students. Technology reforms focus on how we can best use technology in the classroom to improve student […]