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Over the past 22 years, Myron has worked as an educator in both Canada and New Zealand in subjects ranging from grades 4 to 12.  In 2006 Myron began to develop a number of grading, assessment and reporting systems which gave students a greater opportunity to show what they understand and play a significant role in the reporting of their learning.  Myron has also been a part of district groups, school committees and governmental bodies that have further broadened his access to innovative ideas. Through sharing his stories, tools and first-hand experiences with public, charter and international school educators around the world, Myron’s presentations have diverged to include global education trends and broader socio-economic realities that impact learning. Myron has been published in EL Magazine, EdCan and other publications. His best-selling book, Grading Smarter, Not HarderAssessment Strategies that Motivate Kids and Help Them Learn was released by ASCD in July 2014 and in 2015 ASCD released a video project based in his own school district entitled ‘Smarter Assessment in the Secondary Classroom’. His most recent project, ‘Ask Them’, is a three-part streaming series available at www.ascd.org.

ASCD has published his most recent book in January 2021, entitled, ‘Giving Students a Say‘! Check it out here, or click on the cover below.

Myron and his family currently live in British Columbia where he is SD67 District Vice-Principal for Communicating Student Learning.

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  1. As a former student, it’s so exciting to see you continuing to inspire and fight for the success of the younger generation. You certainly did for us, and we’ll appreciate it forever. You are an amazing teacher and educator.

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