Allison Wolfe

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Let’s clarify: Standards or curriculum?

Allison Wolfe April 9th, 2014

Whether you love the Common Core or hate the Common Core, recent debates about an unclear, frustrating math problem have led to confusion in more than just math.

Fisher and Frey on fostering collaborative conversations

Allison Wolfe March 20th, 2014

Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey shared a wealth of knowledge with teachers, leaders, and curriculum developers at the ASCD Conference last weekend. In “Collaborative...

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How to foster student aspirations

Allison Wolfe March 17th, 2014

At the ASCD Conference on Sunday, Russell Quaglia encouraged hundreds of teachers and administrators to listen to and learn from their students.

Tips for independent reading

Allison Wolfe March 12th, 2014

I recently spoke to a group of middle school teachers about independent reading, and there was quite a range of feelings about the topic. Some gushed about how independent...

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Blended learning 101

Allison Wolfe March 4th, 2014

You may have heard these buzz words: blended learning, flipped classroom, lab rotation. But what exactly do these terms mean? And what do the schools and classrooms that...

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Teachers collaborate in school and online

Allison Wolfe February 28th, 2014

Collaboration: the action of working with someone to produce or create something. We know it’s key to success in any industry, but it plays a pivotal role in education. In...

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Statistical skills are vital to career readiness

Allison Wolfe February 7th, 2014

In an EdWeek post titled “Statistics: The New ‘It’ Common-Core Subject,” Anna E. Bargagliotti highlights the necessity of fostering data literacy.

Transforming a school through technology and values

Allison Wolfe January 29th, 2014

In a post on eSchoolNews, teacher Patrice Bryan shares the story of her school’s turnaround. Over the course of a decade, Maplewood Richmond Heights High School (MRH) in...

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Taking notes: To write, or to type? That is the question—

Allison Wolfe January 17th, 2014

This week, Katie Lepi shared some interesting facts and tips on note-taking in the digital era.  The infographic in this Edudemic post illustrates some of the tradeoffs...

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Three ideas for teaching students digital citizenship

Allison Wolfe January 9th, 2014

With the growing prevalence of devices, both inside and outside the classroom, today’s students begin carving a digital footprint from an early age. Teaching students...

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