“We Have To Stop…” From @TonySinanis – HoET088

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  • 43 Things We Need To Stop Doing In Schools by Tony Sinanis is topic and content in this episode.
  • We need to stop…
    • Giving HW (at least in elementary school and possibly in middle school). There is NO research that I have seen that speaks to a positive correlation between HW and academic achievement;
    • Giving grades… what is the point? Grades seem to bring the learning journey to an end, which goes against what most schools communicate when stating in their vision that they want to nurture lifelong learners! Lifelong learners need feedback, direction, and space to fail as they evolve.

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