Book Review: Dug Down Deep by Joshua Harris

Author: Joshua Harris Title: Dug Down Deep Pages: 232; +study guide & endnotes (study guide written by Thomas Womack) Publisher: Multnomah Books Date: 2010, 2011  I was provided a free copy of this book in exchange for my review by Waterbrook/Multnomah Publishing.  "A religious person is trying to put God in their debt through hard… Continue reading Book Review: Dug Down Deep by Joshua Harris

Learning to Read Faces: A Sorting Task

Everyday, typically developing students and adults absorb and interpret thousands of pieces of data. Students in special education classes absorb these data too, but oftentimes have a great deal of difficulty interpreting their meaning. This, in turn, makes daily communication a chore for most students. Furthermore, not knowing how to interpret the data received often… Continue reading Learning to Read Faces: A Sorting Task

Thoughts on Education Reform, Pt 1: Athletics & Academics

All I’m saying is that maybe a switch of emphasis will help bring about the reform folks are looking for. Maybe it’s not reform of the same tired methods we need, as much as an utter revolution of ideas and emphasis?

Becoming Something Because of What we Know

“We live in a data-rich, information-poor culture. We are very good at collecting data about learning, but not as skilled in using the information to improve student achievement, modify instruction, and differentiate instruction to best meet our students’ needs.” (From Pearson, 2012, Battelle for Kids FIP your School, module 4.) The above quote applies in… Continue reading Becoming Something Because of What we Know