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8 Frequent Sources Of Formative Assessment Data

tulanepublicrelations-formative-data-sources8 Frequent Sources Of Formative Assessment Data by Daniel R. Venables, Founder of Center for Authentic PLCs Time Warner CableTM has a commercial with the tag line “Enjoy Better.” In authentic PLCs, teachers look at data for...

20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

tulane20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day by Saga Briggs The ultimate goal of teaching is understanding. But sometimes it’s easier to talk than to teach, as we all know, especially when we need...

27 Ways To Assess Background Knowledge

ways-to-assess-background-knowledge-fi27 Ways To Assess Background Knowledge Assessing background knowledge is an often misunderstood idea, and subsequently fumbled as a process. Background knowledge is a product of the experiences–academic and otherwise–that a student brings to a...

Beyond Grades: Do Games Have a Future As Assessment Tools?

Research looking at how games could be used to assess the process of learning is pushing test makers to question what's important to test and how to most fairly evaluate students.

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5 Tools For Giving Students Narrative Feedback

flickeringbrad-piano-students5 Web Tools for Giving Students Narrative Feedback by Mark Barnes Teachers may reside in a society driven by standards and high stakes testing, but this doesn’t change the fact that the best way to...

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...

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Can Schools Be Held Accountable Without Standardized Tests?

A Colorado school district is trying to prove to the state that its performance-based assessments of student learning work better than state standardized tests.

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