Talking to Your School Board about Proficiency
Know what your school board needs to understand about proficiency based scoring and reporting.
02/16/2023 01:14 PM - Comment(s)
Monday Myths #2 
Proficiency Based Scoring Means That Kids Don’t Have to do any Homework! Uh…no.
02/14/2023 05:50 AM - Comment(s)
Making Proficiency Work: A Success Story

Why is grading so difficult to talk about and even harder to change? In search of an answer, I've been interviewing district leaders and school principals to find out:

  • What drove you to change your scoring and reporting system?
  • How did you get buy-in from your faculty and how did you overcome resistan...
02/09/2023 01:18 PM - Comment(s)
The Problem with Traditional Rubrics
What makes for a high quality rubric.
01/16/2023 02:47 PM - Comment(s)
Are You Selecting Talent or Developing Talent?

The work that has challenged me the most and is now going into its 10th year at Ashland Middle School, is the proficiency-based overhaul that took AMS from a traditional school, using letter grades, based on points and percentages - to a growth mindset place of REAL learning. I want to share a quote...

11/19/2022 06:57 PM - Comment(s)