Monthly Archives: October 2015

5×3=5+5+5

The teacher is wrong to take off points, but this is a flawed critique of Common Core. Continue reading

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The “challenge zone” and group norms

You may be familiar with the following model of task challenge and learning: Comfort Zone: Tasks are easy and comfortable and pleasant–little learning occurs. Challenge Zone: Tasks are complex enough to push the boundaries of one’s thinkingĀ and skills and maintain … Continue reading

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