After seeing Wednesday's Nutmeg seminar, I later came across these set of very short videos featuring teachers that seem to instinctively understand how important student data is, in the same manner of Nutmeg: they do not just rely on the end and final result to nurture student's growth.
I watched David Gesualdi's video here:
"I ... have a number in my head of where that student performed on the previous assessment and that's what drives my instruction," says Gesualdi.
This teacher, who can't shake out of his head the number of ...
Recently the topic of home-schooling has been on my mind, and so I decided to blog about it. In a few decades, home-schoolers may become quite a sizeable chunk of our population.
There are countless reasons for home-schooling, and some are directly related to religion, while others are more subjective. I have found that many given motivations for keeping a child's learning at home are for very personal and emotional reasons.
This article, published a few weeks ago, reports that the number o...