Month: January 2019

Find Your Space; Own your space!

To be effective and happy, we need to be ourselves. The start of a new year, a big term ahead, it’s reflection time.  My message to teachers and leaders is to navigate the turbulence and try to do what you can to make your job your own; to carve out

3 Steps to Develop Reflective, thus Effective Teachers

This article was originally published on Elevated Achievement Group, Inc. We are told that teachers should develop students that can evaluate their own learning.  The thinking is that this will make them active participants in their own education and guide them towards becoming lifelong learners.  We at Elevated Achievement Group

Book review: Creating the Schools Our Children Need

This review was originally written by Sally Coates and published in tes on June 03, 2018. Educational prophet Dylan Wiliam has words to inspire everyone They say a prophet is never recognised in his own land. My excitement at reading Dylan Wiliam’s manifesto for a better education system was tinged

Your Curriculum May Not Be Aligned, and You Might not Know It

By Carla Moore, coauthor of Essentials for Standards-Driven Classrooms. This article was originally published in SEEN Magazine. If you work in the district curriculum office, this statement may be what keeps you up at night: Districts and schools have worked diligently to implement the College and Career Standards. From my own journey,