Grades and the Future of Schools with Benjamin Doxtdator – Season 1 Episode 5


This episode features an interview with Benjamin Doxtdator, a middle school language arts teacher at an international school in Brussels, Belgium. Benjamin is probably best known for his essays on his blog Longview on Education at

Topics include:

  • How deemphasizing grades reflects Benjamin's commitments as a teacher

  • The potential pitfalls of a more gradeless future

  • The rhetoric of education reform, educational technology, and futurism

  • How tapping into and cultivating community can help us our voice as educators