NSRF Connections Online2019-01-25T15:55:26-04:00

Welcome to the new incarnation of NSRF Connections!

Knowing that educators are some of the busiest people on the planet, we wanted to offer Connections in bite-sized pieces, more often. Each post below shows a brief summary and time estimation so you can decide whether you want to click through to read the whole article, and each article is designed as a relatively quick read.  We will add content often, but only email you with an “index” of recent posts about once a month.

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Student Work Inquiry Rounds reveal new perspectives, wisdom, by Kevin Mabie

The National School Reform Faculty Student Inquiry Rounds Protocol invites the presenter to bring copies of a piece of student work to a trusted collaborative team, ideally a Critical Friends Group® community. This protocol, like so many others from NSRF, helps me to step out of my own perspective and see a wider array of responses others have when viewing the same artifact. (3.5 minute read)

Using Success Analysis to put the focus on student learning

Teacher success SHOULD mean student learning. So why, when classroom practitioners talk about success in the classroom, does the talk often center around how well a lecture was delivered by the teacher, what the Google Slides looked like, what book was read, or how students submitted work digitally? (2-minute read)

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