CIESC - PL Connect - Visible Learning Conference
14 Aug: 4 Things I Learned at the Annual Visible Learning Conference

John Hattie and his work around Visible Learning is a comprehensive meta-analysis that examines the effectiveness of influences we use and have in our schools. During my 4th trip to the Annual Visible Learning Conference, I enhanced my learning concerning work that impacts schools in Indiana. Here are the four top things I learned at the conference.

Building Capacity and a Culture of Success for All with Professional Learning Cadres
02 Jul: Building Capacity and a Culture of Success for All with Professional Learning Cadres

PLConnect strives to empower teachers and educational leaders with impactful professional development. Our professional learning cadres, taught by leaders in education, provide a setting to learn and grow alongside other educators progressing toward a common goal.

Difficulty and Complexity chart
19 Jun: How to Design Classroom Assessments Using the Difficulty and Complexity Matrix

As we think about next steps to iLearn, specifically related to math, I believe the key is in selecting tasks for our classroom. Choosing the “right” task can make or break a lesson. Let’s take a look at a John Hattie model that can help us give students productive math tasks when they need to work on problem-solving and procedural problems when that is what is needed. How do we know when to do what?

Staff Keepers

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Open Middle Math book cover
Robert Kaplinsky
Mindful Schools
Easy Ways to Bring Mindfulness in the Classroom
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Top Teacher Recommended Books for Beginning Readers!
Achieve the Core
A Process to Address Unfinished Learning
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Libby – The Library app
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Theresa Wills: Where There’s a Wills, There’s a Way
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Discovery Library from Flipgrid
Figure This - Math Challenges for Families
Figure This: Math Challenges for Families
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