Monthly Archives: December 2012


I can’t say I was surprised to read in this Wall Street Journal article that American students are not meeting expectations in vocabulary.  The experts, as usual, say not enough time is being devoted to vocabulary.  This is the usual response when we hear about another educational area our students fall short in – saying […]

Paradigm Shift

What single resource is causing the broadest paradigm shift in classrooms?  I’d say Khan Academy.   It can be used in many ways, but it’s really only a paradigm shift if it causes teachers to “flip the model” as has been said.  Flipping the model refers to using online video lessons on Khan to teach students […]