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Could AI Finally Kill Homework?

Have you signed up for The Educator’s Room Daily Newsletter? Click here and support independent journalism! It may feel as though the world is changing faster than ever, and that is because it is.  “An analysis of the history of technology shows that technological change is exponential. So, we will not experience 100 years of […]

Posted inCurrent Events in Education

Standards-Based Grading Must Die

For those unaware, standards-based grading is a popular evaluation system designed to simplify teaching, learning, and assessment.  It strips a student’s grade down to their ability to meet the announced standards.  The idea is that students will learn more easily if teachers grade based upon very explicit and clear standards.  Moreover, by standardizing the grading […]

Posted inClassroom Management, Featured, Opinion

Making Learning Extra-Ordinary: A Sarcastic Stab at EduJargon

During my first week as president of our local association, I shared a copy of a “Faculty Meeting Bingo” manipulative with all our members as a joke regarding educators’ over-reliance on edu-jargon. Eventually, this information made it to our superintendent, who wasn’t too pleased with the actions of his new opposite. Yet I utilized the wait time to […]

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Redefining Education

I’m a big picture sort of person. I like to think about the larger scope of things and how the here and now feeds into the larger scheme of things. Sometimes this is a huge curse, seeing as how I live somewhat in a fairytale-type of mentality most of the time. Yet I have been […]