#C4C15: Just One Principal's Thoughts: Shhh!!! Don't Tell Them That They Might Be Pirates #TLAP

A wonderful story of leadership and advocating for teachers: This paragraph is an amazing example of how the classroom can change in subtle ways and have a transformational impact upon students: “When I walk into a classroom and the teacher has a ‘mystery bag” on the counter and is using …

#C4C15: Beyond LiteracyLink: Celebrating the Story of Winter

Sometimes we can simply look outside our windows and be inspired to take part in a collaborative learning experience. I really like the way in which you have woven in the connectedness of hashtags and online communities into the connectedness of being a part of the same climate. Your imagery …

#C4C15: The Ultimate in Differentiation: Genius Hour | Dare to Care

Sometimes Differentiation isn’t the right word for what is going on in an innovative classroom: Whenever I do a sessions on “Personalization”, I tend to ask folks what the difference between Personalizing FOR students and Personalizing BY students. I believe that this is the heart of why Genius Hour is …

#C4C15: Surely You Can't Be Serious: Stories of #PARCC Implementation

Many stories of what is happening in PARCC states: The way in which you have aggregated all of these comments is really quite compelling as a way of framing your argument. It is pretty clear that your testimony resonated with others. The part that I would like to focus on, …

#C4C15: Surely You Can't Be Serious: Stories of #PARCC Implementation

Many stories of what is happening in PARCC states: The way in which you have aggregated all of these comments is really quite compelling as a way of framing your argument. It is pretty clear that your testimony resonated with others. The part that I would like to focus on, …

#C4C15: wwwatanabe: What does it mean to be literate in the 21st century?

A great frame for thinking about 21st century literacies, those things that are truly different about the way we deal with information in our modern learning environments: I appreciate the way you have approached “new literacies” as something that really does build upon the literacies that come before. The radical …