As a person who produces video and audio and one who teaches students to be producers as well, I have often heard about the struggles of teachers who would like to have students produce work. What is preventing classroom teachers from moving to that step in their classrooms. Well, it could be many things. It used to be a lack of technology (though if you check out the link below I have listed several free and low cost ways of capturing and editing video and audio). It is
So you've been asked to get all kids to the finish line, to "meet the standard" or "pass the benchmark". It's a daunting task, especially if you try to cram Common Core in 13 years in it's entirety. At least one step that can help us get closer to bringing all kids there, is answering a fundamental question.... "What do they already know" followed closely by "What are they stuck on when?" Think about it. How much of the beginning of your school year is spent figuring out "