Knowledge Works | October 10, 2018
Brad Ray has been an educator since 1993, but he cites a revelation he experienced as a parent as a big motivator for how he thinks about teaching and learning.
“I have three kids of my own, and two sons who are eighteen months apart,” says Ray, superintendent of Garfield School District 16 in Parachute, Colorado. “They have the same parents, the same environment, the same rules, but they’re very different. I’ve always struggled with the question, why do we give students the same thing just because they’re 10? You differentiate within a classroom, but why not differentiate expectations at any given time in a student’s life?” Read more