Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.
A picture of Pluto
*** We are not sure why the author of this blog post has chosen to put a picture of Pluto under the title. It seems very strange and doesn't really seem to fit. We apologize for any confusion this may cause.
Check out Webb's Depth of Knowledge:(from http://dese.mo.gov/divimprove/sia/msip/DOK_Chart.pdf). - I believe, STRONGLY, that we need to be engaging students at level 3 & level 4 learning, but I do not see much of this in schools. In fact, most of the final exams and assignments that I have seen over the past 30 years of being involved in schools as a student and teacher are comprised of simple level one knowledge. Why? I mean, I know it is more difficult to assess and teach deeper level thinking, and it calls for more personalizing in education. Still, why are we not doing this?
It's fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to