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Infographic outlines how the role of teachers is changing amid broader shifts to personalized, blended, and deeper learning.Education
Close your eyes and imagine an innovative school, a next-generation school that excels at preparing students to thrive in college and career.The post …Innovation
Dr. Reshan RichardsFormative AssessmentTo assess your students' ongoing awareness of what and how they're learning, consider using cameras, …Mobile Technology
The testing resistance continues to expand rapidly across the U.S. with assessment reform news updates from two dozen states in just the past four …Reform
The Independent Project/ image from Charles Tsai’s movieWhen Sam Levin was a junior at Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, …Education
Infighting accomplishes nothing, except cause more dissension, according to Matthew Roth.Life Skills
This is so true! #teachertweet #EDchat pic.twitter.com/LQkMow2Rp6
Dr. Richard CurwinFormative AssessmentI recently heard a TED talk from Brian Goldman, a doctor who admits to having made mistakes. In very emotional …Formative Assessment
GettyIf it’s true, in Sir Ken Robinson’s words, that “Creativity is not an option, it’s an absolute necessity,” then it’s that much more imperative …Science Education
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Roddy Roediger is a psychology professor at Washington University in St. Louis and runs the school’s …
Summary Poem Activity
List ten key words from an assigned text.
• Do a free verse poem with the words you highlighted.
• Write a summary of the reading …
You teach, which means you need to know what students do and don’t understand.
Which means you need to assess.
You teach in the 21st century, which …
Despite technology’s onward march, the fundamentals of teaching have remained relatively unchanged. Sure, phones are smarter and software is …
Until we implement an effective grading system that reflects student performance on valid and reliable assessments, we aren't truly communicating …
Providing rubrics with clear criterion is a great way to ensure that the learning goals
are aligned …
Whether students are working with formative or …
Open a Google Sheet
Use Add-ons menu to choose “QuickQuizCreatorDev ver. 2″ and “Create quiz”
Click “Setup Sheet” to add a template sheet
Fill in with …
Four California school districts and one county office of education, with the support of the California School Boards Association, have filed a claim …
Doug Belshaw A few months ago, in a post entitled Scaffolding Web Literacy Through Learning Pathways, I differentiated between training pathways ("a …Learning
Shira LoewensteinAssessmentFor meaningful, effective assessment, teachers must clarify expectations, differentiate to ensure student success, and …Education
Preparing Teachers For Deeper Learning
Authored by Karen Cator, Carri Schneider, Tom Vander Ark
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“Too many teachers are totally absorbed in the process of teaching, by which is meant the ‘delivery of information,’ and are barely concerned with …Education
Tweet When assessing student work done in Google Docs it can be a challenge to know which student documents you have looked at and which ones you …
It's that time of year when pundits predict the coming educational trends and breakthrough technologies for the next twelve months. All very …Trends
Great Digital Storytelling Tools and Apps for Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
Read this classic and record your own narration in this interactive digital storybook.
Written and narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis, this app includes …
5 Strategies For Better Teacher Professional Developmentby Joel ZarrowJust as a teacher has to create conditions that support and encourage student …Professional Development
It’s 2014. So why is our education system still designed as if it’s 1914? To ensure that today’s learners become tomorrow’s leaders, we need to re-shape our education system away from a one-size-fits- all approach to one that is student-centered.
A Chance to Fail (And Learn From It)
Mistakes are part …Education
Not allowing redo's & retakes for full credit really isn't as 'real-world' as some might think... #edchat #unionrxi pic.twitter.com/pIjDtGXQ6p