On Homework

Once again, I had the privilege of joining Larry Jacobs on Education Talk Radio PreK-20. We talked about some of the challenges of (and possible solutions for) homework. Enjoy! Original link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2017/08/01/expert-mike-anderson-on-homework Save Save

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Five Ways to Move Away from Compliance-Based Classrooms

Five Ways to Move Away from Compliance-Based Classrooms

In survey after survey, business leaders are clear about what they’re looking for in employees. They want creative, dynamic, and independent thinkers. They want people who work well with a variety of people. And, importantly, they don’t want to hire people who need to be motivated and

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What is Self-Differentiation?

What is Self-Differentiation?

How Sharing Control of Learning with Students Makes Differentiation Better Too often, differentiation (especially when it’s called differentiated instruction) places nearly all of the responsibility and work for differentiation in the teacher’s court. This often results in teachers feeling like they need to create separate activities and

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