The number of non-academic administrative and professional employees at U.S. colleges and universities has more than doubled in the last 25 years, vastly outpacing the growth in the number of students or faculty.

“There’s just a mind-boggling amount of money per student that’s being spent on administration.”

More Progressive Ways to Measure Deeper Level of Learning

How do we measure learning beyond knowledge of content? Finding that winning combination of criteria can prove to be a complicated and sometimes difficult process. Schools that are pushing boundaries are learning that it takes time, a lot of conversation, and a willingness to let students participate in that evaluation.

"Any of the deeper learning outcomes, the reflection is really where the power is and it puts the onus back on the student, instead of the teacher standing in judgment.”

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Do people like the history and archaeology themed posts?

I’m wondering if people like those, and I should try to include more of them, of if I should keep this blog strictly mythologically themed. 

I have been tagging them with “Not Mythology” for those who don’t want to see the content, but I’m curious about the general reception.