Sugata Mitra speaks truth but…

“Teachers are the way they are because of the examination system in schools. They don’t have a choice.” Professor Sugata Mitra I agree, our examination system is ancient and horrible. Not to mention demeaning. It helps school communities to exist parallel to the ‘real world’ with the false assurance that we are preparing learners to Sugata Mitra speaks truth but…

A more appropriate method

When a student complains about his teacher’s less than motivational teaching style, his school board replies that he did not complain appropriately. How can he complain? What outlet do students have to express their concerns about their teachers? What is a more appropriate method? If they are lucky they have found an adult at their A more appropriate method

Saving time while assessing

I was given some homework on Friday. It was to make a short video, talking to teachers about saving time in the classroom with oral assessments. Here you go, Marc ;) I cannot underscore the value of talking to your students for evaluative purposes. Not only is it the quickest way to evaluate individual understanding Saving time while assessing