Teaching and Learning; Performance Assessment Drives Better Thinking

Factory-Model Schooling One of the ways in which we think about teaching and learning is to ask what do we want our students to learn. Although this is a great question, the answers that teachers and schools choose often lead … Continued

Kentucky Arts Alliance Keynote Address

Introduction Last week I was in Kentucky to speak about the role of arts education to members of the Kentucky Arts Alliance. I want to include some of the power point presentation I made to them. I started out talking … Continued

Dream, Possibilities and Necessity of Public Education—AERA 2018

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New York City welcomes the American Education Research Association back for its annual conference, “Dreams, Possibilities and Necessity of Public Education” Thousands of researchers from around the country are gathering to listen, review, feedback and pushback on the latest research … Continued

Congressional Briefing on Performance Assessment: An Opportunity to Advance Educational Equity and Transform Teaching and Learning

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I have been invited to this congressional briefing this Thursday and want to share the details with you! Congressional Briefing Remarks by Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) Thursday, April 12, 2018 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ET) 216 Hart Senate Building, Washington, … Continued