All posts for the month April, 2013

Is it a fallacy to not use backwards design?

Fallacies are notable not only for their wrong-ness but ease-ness in which they are made. Case in point today is elucidated pretty clearly over at Grant Wiggins’ post. He talks about the fallacy of breaking things down (he just calls it a mistake, though) in education in terms of syllabus or textbook writing. He’s responding […]

Streamlining daily notices at school

When I first arrived at the school where I am now, I was rather astonished at how much human effort went into the publication of the daily notices. “Boxing club is canceled.” “There will be cookies for sale at break time.” I think any school could potentially have this issue. Imagine you’re a Principal and […]