Educational Excellence is an ongoing effort for education professionals across the United States and the world. While some indicators show declines in student performance, there is a vast array of exceptionally "Uncommon" experiences providing educational excellence in our schools.
Please share the success story of your school or that of a colleague!
Content is obviously very important in education. High quality instruction relies heavily on the very best instructional materials. So what are the ingredients and components of high quality content? Digital content is included in the discussion. Here is a score card based on research of criteria for evaluating instructional materials:
Criteria in the Evaluation of Instructional Materials
Instructions: Rate the materials 0-4 in the blanks provided, with 4 as a high score
____Aligns with curriculum and standards, and is current, valid and reliable, with real-world examples
Kiran Bir Sethi teaches kids to take charge. She is leading the "ican" movement. Leveraging real world experiences.
AWARE: SEE THE CHANGE
ENABLE: BE CHANGED
EMPOWER: LEAD THE CHANGE