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Transversing Digital and Analog Learning Spaces

I’ve been reading a lot about learning spaces, but a piece recently tweeted out by (and authored by) Gary Stager (@garystager) has caught my eye and got me thinking about constructivism in secondary education. As someone who believes in (but hasn’t by any means mastered) progressive education, I’ve always got Alfie Kohn’s Questions for Progressive Schools … Continue reading

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Assessing Student Performance in a Design-Infused History Course

On twitter and elsewhere, I’ve made my feelings about grades pretty well known: I can find little, if any, pedagogical justification for student grades. I find them to be wildly inadequate in terms of providing students with meaningful, actionable feedback about the work they do. Furthermore, they are reductionist in that they try to provide … Continue reading