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Category Archives: trends in education

The Master’s Education Trends

What you’ll find in this post is an entry in our teacher lectionary, a guide for prayer. Over the last six weeks here on Master Teaching, you read about trends … Continue reading

December 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Learner Ownership

Who’s responsible for meeting learners’ needs? You or your students? The last of our trends in education encourages student responsibility in the learning process.

December 21, 2016 · Leave a comment


The down and dirty of Growth Mindset’s effort, Grit is described as passion + perseverance. How can we cultivate it in our students and ourselves?

December 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Growth Mindset

On the way to benchmarks, sometimes students get “stuck” because of a fixed mindset. How can we, instead, encourage a growth mindset? How can we cultivate our own?

December 7, 2016 · 4 Comments

Equity vs. Equality

Is there a way for all students, no matter their various starting points, to reach benchmarks. Melissa answers the question by sharing what she’s learned recently about equity.

November 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

What’s So Essential about Essential Questions?

Dale De Weerd shows us how to bridge benchmarks to classroom instruction by using essential questions, a second trend in education. Read, respond, and try it out!

November 23, 2016 · 2 Comments


This post begins our new series on Trends in Education. Join us every week for the next six. Read, respond, and try it out, starting this week with ultimate goals and their smaller steps.

November 16, 2016 · Leave a comment



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