|Answers to complex questions never|
come in a box. A seal on a box does not
15. Expect that a packaged program will be the magic bullet.
“Programs don’t teach kids, teachers teach kids.”
14. Expect that anything will be the magic bullet.
|Technology is mentioned in the Common Core|
State standards 40 times! It is important but teachers
are still important.
|“Creativity” is listed in the Common Core|
State Standards – even in math! How do you
get creative with math?
|Beware of how you define rigor!|
Giving kids harder math problems or more difficult books
to read doesn’t increase the rigor. It only increases frustration.
Talk to your staff about what rigor is!
“having many parts, details, ideas, or functions.”
|Classrooms should always be improving and leveling up learning.|
As a profession, we should be the premier learning organization.
|Act to improve your classrooms.|
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