Teacher’s Corner

Connecting Big Ideas

“It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction.” ~ Warren Buffet The Statewide Field Team is excited for the learning opportunities for the amazing educators we have in our state!  We hope you will join us on August …

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Upstream Thinking . . . How to know you’re succeeding?

“Choosing the wrong short-term measures can doom upstream work.  The truth is, though, that short-term measures are indispensable.  They are critical navigational aids.” ~ Dan Heath The phrase, “short-term measures are indispensable,” brings to mind the vital role that the formative assessment process plays in the learning environment.  According to the Michigan Assessment Consortium, “formative …

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