Category: Curriculum

The 3 Fs That Don’t Equal Failure

By Darlene Wilgus | May, 07 2021, 07:30 PM PT The past year has bent a traditional education system to the point of no return. So when I hear school leadership posturing around the idea of returning to a normal fall of 2021 start, I am mystified. Does that mean no social distancing, masks required, [...]

The 3 Fs That Don’t Equal Failure

Making Learning Visible

By Darlene Wilgus | April, 30 2021, 6:57 PM PT When my lenses or windshield become foggy, I need to stop and clear my vision so I know where to head. Amidst all of the disruption that has occurred this past year, here are five proven strategies to clear and improve online learning vision. #1: [...]

Making Learning Visible

April Showers

By Darlene Wilgus | April 20, 2021, 12:09 PM PT April is the post-spring break month where leaders are presented with numerous opportunities - or puddles - to navigate. I like the idea of the showers bringing flowers in May, as I’m sure you do. Executive leadership positions are starting to settle across most districts, [...]

April Showers

Negotiating Need to Knows

By Darlene Wilgus | April 10, 2021, 6:30 PT KYC... Know Your Customer Understand Virtual Learning Expectations KYC... Know Your Customer... is the latest acronym for the business sector pertinent to all things digital: profiles, currency, etc. In essence, it refers to data mining as much information about you as possible to predict how and [...]

Negotiating Need to Knows

Choose Wisely from the Menu

Think food cart village. Different cuisines, side dishes, etc. Many menu choices and with a variety of price points depending on what you order. Variety is said to be the spice of life and at our educational table, there are many carts (aka curriculum platform vendors) to choose from…

Choose Wisely from the Menu

Ready, Set, Go!

Ready, Set, Go!

In the United States, measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a sudden, nation-wide shift in how teachers manage their classrooms, deliver instruction, and facilitate students’ progress. You’ve had to move very quickly, and without much notice, from the familiar brick and mortar classroom to the unfamiliar confines of home…

Ready, Set, Go!