Monthly Archives: September 2012

Student data for pattern-seeking, not just assessing

It is not news that, in the last decade, the use of data (often based on standardized test scores) has exploded. In addition to being used to assess how well students have learned the material for a particular class, student … Continue reading

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Must a leader be (perceived as being) full of certainty in order to be successful?

I read an article by Ron Elving about Paul Ryan’s VP nomination speech at the Republican convention. The piece includes the following: Ryan turns on conservatives with his incandescent devotion to a set of ideas. He is steeped in his … Continue reading

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