Matt and Courtney return with a conversation around student attendance, some things that have been happening since March and into the fall, and how to go plaid
Matt and Courtney are back with a mailbag! Post your own questions in our parking lot at plearnmc.com. Today's question: How do we set a reasonable bar for competency work when trying to hold students accountable in a "new normal" world?
Matt and Courtney return after a week off with a plea - use the damn moment! Education is different these days, we all know that. So this is the perfect time for us to make the system do what we want it to do - encourage learner agency; be standards-based, proficiency-based, or even competency-based; project-based across content areas; etc, etc. This is the time!
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Matt and Courtney return with some talk about what a portrait of a distance learner looks like in this time of COVID, and what about schools keeping the hybrid model after the pandemic ends?
Matt and Courtney return with a pod they've now done twice due to some amazing lack of recording skills by Matt. We talk about hard conversations in schools these days - especially about race. It's a good one - and we've done it twice.
Matt and Courtney return with a start-of-school special unlike any other! At least unlike the ones we've done in the past.
Matt and Courtney return for season 6 with an episode about adults. We need help dealing with COVID, too. What are some ways to help support our colleagues in these After Times?
Courtney mentioned WellnessForEducators.com, and it's a great place to start.
Matt and Courtney are back with an interview with Carisa Corrow, principal owner of educatingforgood.com, and Gary Chapin, consultant and writer for educatingforgood.com. They talk about a virtual conference happening August 10-12 - sign up now! There are some pretty cool events happening, and you hear all about them in this interview.
Matt and Courtney answer the question about norms in the pandemic remote learning world. We have some good ones, and rant about some bad ones, but we always have good intentions. Like, ummm... Hitler. Listen and find out how we did that.
Matt and Courtney continue to pod in the summer, as they discuss what is best for learners in the age of pandemics. They talk about organizing kids according to what they know, among other things. Courtney starts us off with a big "don't-do" before a corresponding "do-do".