choice theory

Rubrics, Self-Evaluation and Creativity

One of the major main points of emphasis for educators applying the principles of Choice Theory in the classroom is helping students learn how to self-evaluate consciously and effectively. If we want students to take greater responsibility for their learning, … Continue reading

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Report Cards and Choice Theory

I have been working with a high school this year as they attempt to put the principles of Choice Theory into practice. They began exploring Choice Theory as a way to engage at-risk students who seemed to need alternative services … Continue reading

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Waiting for Superman – Using Misinformation to Create Perception – part 1

As someone who provides staff development workshops to educators, I figured it was important to see Waiting for Superman, a film that harshly criticizes traditional public schools and champions charter schools. Although I was employed for 34 years in a … Continue reading

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Waiting for Superman – Using Misinformation to Create Perception

I wrote a piece last week about Waiting for Superman, the movie that harshly criticizes traditional public schools and argues that charter schools provide the best chance to create a quality educational experience for students. I found the movie disturbing … Continue reading

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Survival, Belonging, and the Queensland Flood Crisis

Choice Theory teaches us that we are motivated by our quality world pictures.  Our quality world is dynamic, with pictures being continually re-arranged. Think of a file cabinet. Every file we have is important, but sometimes we put a certain … Continue reading

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