Video: Summit on Early Literacy
Last week, I had the great opportunity to attend the Summit on Early Literacy hosted by the Thompson Center on Public Leadership at UW-Madison. The session featured four fantastic speakers – including author Emily Hanford – who has publised the “Sold a Story” podcast. Her talk was fantastic – but for me, the standouts were […]
Dynamic Decision Making – What Is It?
The process of decision making by humans has been studied for decades – even longer if you include philosophy. What is clear is that the process of making decisions within the brain is complex. In a school setting, there are hundreds of thousands of decisions that happen every single day. From whether or not a […]
Supporting Tier 1 Instruction with ion
NAEP released its 2023 findings back in January, and to practically nobody’s surprise, the data was less than stellar. Scores are down sharply from 2019 (COVID) – but are flat from 1992. But, when broken down by percentile performance, some startling patterns emerge. By and large, the kids who are advanced and proficient tend to […]