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Building the better classroom

Slate has launched its third Hive “crowd sourcing” project, this time focused on modernizing the American classroom. Here’s Linda Perlstein’s kick off article; at its end you can submit your ideas. For me, when I think about the ideal classroom, … Continue reading

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More on Ask Abouts – and designing a better classroom

Yesterday, I wrote briefly about Ask Abouts, prompts from a teacher for parents to ask their child about what’s happening in class, and I got this related idea from a teacher and parent in Elgin, IL: “I am doing this … Continue reading

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Posting student work

I got a question from a friend (and parent) about student work on the hallway walls of a school building and told her that original student work should be all over the place – as long as what is posted … Continue reading

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