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Macro shot of A- on white results sheet. Extremely shallow focus.

In June of 2016 I wrote something on the future of report cards for TVO.org. Here’s an excerpt: The digital revolution has transformed every area of our lives by changing how we send, receive and use information. Information is plentiful, easily accessible and flows freely and at high speeds, allowing people to make better, more […]

Highland Cow Scotland

Sacred Cow (def’n): Something which cannot be tampered with, or criticized, for fear of public outcry. A person, institution, belief system, etc. which, for no reason other than the demands of established social etiquette or popular opinion, should be accorded respect or reverence, and not touched, handled or examined too closely. In his paradigm for a […]

Just finished report cards. As a public school teacher it is  a required part of the job, but each time I do them I question their value. It seems like a lot of work and effort to produce a document that has a limited ability to enhance learning and a great deal of potential to […]

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