Tag Archives | Grant Wiggins


Scott McLeod’s morning post, We’ve Got to Quit Pretending on his blog, Dangerously Irrelevant, really got me going today. Like Scott, I often think that educators are pretending or at least, looking the other other way or giving the benefit of the doubt when they should be standing up for what’s right, pointing out what is wrong, […]

The Power of Assessment: Refocusing the Conversation

This blog post was first published as Assessing Distance Learning and completed as part of the expectations for a Distance Learning Class during my doctoral program at Illinois State University with Professor Cheri Toledo:   Many educators have the notion that assessment is something they do after instruction is complete. Assessment, then, they see as […]