Episode 110 – Kyanne Obrock and Carrie McSwain
Co-teachers Kyanne Obrock and Carrie McSwain share how they saw a significant increase in student effort and motivation when they started designing lessons that shifted from planning for individual students to planning for learner variability. They created a learning environment where students worked individually, in groups, and checked-in at prescribed time so they could receive individualized feedback.
“The most powerful predictor of a student’s performance is a subject in any given year is what he or she learned in the previous years.
Because what any one teacher achieves, therefore, is critically dependent on the teacher quality of his or her colleagues, it makes sense that teachers take collective responsibility for their students, including helping each other learn how to reach shared goals.”
Viviane Robinson, 2011
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