Flip with a Twist

Over the past couple of years I have described myself as a “Flipped Classroom” teacher.  When you ask different people what “flipped” teaching means, you’ll get many different answers.  One central theme seems to be that the direct instruction side Continue reading Flip with a Twist

Thin Mints, Badges, and Proficiency-Based Learning

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This was originally posted on mattdrewettecard.weebly.com on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by Matt @DrewetteCard. My seven-year old is now a Girl Scout, and is loving it.  From selling cookies, to archery, to helping the community, she’s is all over every Continue reading Thin Mints, Badges, and Proficiency-Based Learning

Deeper Learning & Throwing Out Grades

Learning is a process.  Learning has no end point.  Learning is a continuum. These are principles of “learning” that must not only be understood, but applied effectively if we are going to have a meaningful and authentic discussion about “deep Continue reading Deeper Learning & Throwing Out Grades