Category Archives: 21st Century Classrooms

Core Competencies… It’s not about the checklist.

I have been doing this thing called teaching for over 35 years and when I think about all the many learners, young and old, I have had the privilege to learn beside and with, I am humbled by their willingness … Continue reading

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Communicating Student Learning: The Journey Continues

It has almost been a year since I wrote my post called, Making Learning Visible through Digital Portfolios.  We have continued our journey here at Cambridge Elementary deepening our understanding of pedagogical documentation and how we can best document student … Continue reading

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The Classroom as the Third Teacher . . . what are your students learning to live?

The other day I read a tweet about 21st century classrooms looking like Starbucks coffee shops and I couldn’t help thinking about all the wonderful classrooms I have visited or have set up myself over the thirty plus years that I … Continue reading

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