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John Hattie’s 7 Mind Frames of Learning

John Hattie writes about the 7 Mind Frames of Learning in his book Visible Learning for Teachers (2012). If you don’t have the book, I would suggest getting it.  Until then, you can read a great summary published on the Education Week blog by clicking here. Very generally speaking, the 7 Mind Frames …

Washington Post Article – RE: Data Walls

Data Walls can be informative and useful when it comes to reflective practice but we do have to be mindful of the perhaps unintended negative effects that can be the outcome when used inappropriately.  And of course, there is that matter of FERPA. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/02/14/how-data-walls-in-classrooms-can-humiliate-young-kids/  

Visible Learning – Web Resource

I have posted before about the educational research of John Hattie and even held a few PLCs at the Coaches’ meetings last year around his research. There is now a website that has some great resources available to assist with understanding the “influences” he has identified on academic achievement.  Not …

TNTP: “Perspectives of Irreplaceable Teachers”

The New Teacher Project (TNTP), founded in 1997 by teachers, is a national non-profit that has been integral in a number of key policies and initiatives including Race To The Top.  They are also behind the Teaching Fellows program which is designed to recruit and support highly effective, new teachers. …

“Visible Learning”

In the Coaches PLC today, I referenced some educational research by John Hattie, Professor of Education and Director of Visible Learning Labs at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His synthesis of educational research can be found in his book: Visible Learning:  A Synthesis of over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to …