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Learners Should Be Developing Their Own Essential Questions

Learners Should Be Developing Their Own Essential Questions | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it

"Having essential questions drive curriculum and learning has become core to many educators' instructional practices.  Grant Wiggins, in his work on Understanding By Design, describes an essential quetion as:  

A meaning of “essential” involves important questions that recur throughout one’s life. Such questions are broad in scope and timeless by nature. They are perpetually arguable – What is justice?  Is art a matter of taste or principles? How far should we tamper with our own biology and chemistry?  Is science compatible with religion? Is an author’s view privileged in determining the meaning of a text? We may arrive at or be helped to grasp understandings for these questions, but we soon learn that answers to them are invariably provisional..."


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Of course they should be for ownership of learning. Teachers should be sharing overall expectation with students for them to develope essential questions?

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Patrice Bucci's curator insight, September 29, 2013 7:00 PM

So true... I cringe when I am in classrooms with the packaged program "essential question" of the week on the board...and very often those "essential questions" lack cognitive clarity for the students

Mary Clark's curator insight, January 8, 1:33 PM

A great summary of why questioning still matters.  We've been talking about metacognition a lot this year in the library.  Learning how to develop questions is a large part of learning how you learn and think.

Stacey Jackowski's curator insight, February 19, 8:20 PM

This quote is so true.  Learning how to ask essential questions is a skill that we can carry with us for the rest of our lives and facilitates a lifetime of learning. 

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Travel Journals: Student-Created Textbooks - YouTube

Normal Park Museum Magnet School GRADES K-8 | CHATTANOOGA, TN Each student at Normal Park Museum Magnet School creates a unique “travel journal” to explore t...
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U32 MS Planning ePortfolios

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Planning ePortfolios at U-32 Middle School Team Project
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ePortfolio Checklist for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Habits for Success in School and Life

Habits for Success in School and Life | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
Take a moment to join us in a snapshot of a classroom we recently observed: Students are hard at work designing a travel brochure as a part of their study of Ireland. They need to think about how m...

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colleen demille's curator insight, July 26, 5:14 PM

Cultivating a growth mindset is key!

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 26, 7:05 PM

I used these habits in my classrooms almost 20 years ago. They are excellent and students play a substantial role in their learning.

Cynthia Day's curator insight, July 27, 11:21 AM

Cameras

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The e-textbook transformation

The e-textbook transformation | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it

A new wave of e-textbooks is giving students more than just words and a few hotlinks on a digital page. Publishers over the last few years have been adding video, interactive maps and gamified quizzes designed to engage students more deeply in their learning.


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Dennis Granlund's curator insight, July 24, 9:18 PM

This site is timely as schools move from hard copy to etexts.

Martin Debattista's curator insight, July 25, 2:22 AM

A transformation which is not a revolution. It will take time and effort.  It's important we give it the space to take its natural course.

Angela C. Dowd's curator insight, July 25, 2:11 PM

Thank you Nik. I like reading about innovations like e-textbook transformation that make learning more accessible to all students.

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Developing Quality Peer and Self Assessment

Developing Quality Peer and Self Assessment | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
In this post, I will go over a few strategies that I use in my lessons to improve the  quality  of peer and self-assessment.  While this is not a stand-alone training session but instead simply a c...
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: The Ultimate Word Wall with ThingLink & Padlet

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: The Ultimate Word Wall with ThingLink & Padlet | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it

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Using SAMR and Bloom's Taxonomy to integrate iPads into the classroom

Using SAMR and Bloom's Taxonomy to integrate iPads into the classroom | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, June 12, 11:07 PM

iPad apps and integrating Bloom's taxonomy.

Dean Mantz's curator insight, June 21, 9:12 PM

This is one of the best tutorial guides I have seen designed for QR code creation and how it is based on the SAMR framework. 

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iPad into the classroom

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More on formative assessment

More on formative assessment | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
I've written a few more posts on formative assessment, in particular focusing on formative assessment in a mathematics classroom.

Here is part 1.
Here is part 2.

I was also invited to do a keyn
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Apps and Thinking Levels

Apps and Thinking Levels | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
An educator shares lessons learned from two decades of teaching. GUEST COLUMN | by Michael Fisher Back in 2009, my colleague Paula White and I created a Bloom’s Pyramid of Web 2.0 tools, sorting an...
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Meaningful Assessment for all | Starr Sackstein, MJE, NBCT

Meaningful Assessment for all | Starr Sackstein, MJE, NBCT | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
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Making Maths Meaningful with Scratch - FRACTUS Learning

Making Maths Meaningful with Scratch - FRACTUS Learning | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
For my students to use Scratch, they've been required to apply some core mathematical concepts that I’ve struggled to find a relevant use for in the past.

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The reality of assessing ‘authentic’ electronic portfolios: Can electronic portfolios serve as a form of standardized assessment to measure literacy and self-regulated learning at the elementary le...

The reality of assessing ‘authentic’ electronic portfolios: Can electronic portfolios serve as a form of standardized assessment to measure literacy and self-regulated learning at the elementary level? / L’évaluation d’e-portfolio «authentiques»
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5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback

5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
Teacher feedback must be informative and encouraging for students to fully understand whether they're learning and what they can do to improve the learning process.
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Great ePortfolio Resources for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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ePortfolios for Authentic Assessment

ePortfolios empower students to emphasize individual strengths, therefore, allowing them to become key players in their own learning. Join the presenter as she…

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Digital Portfolios using Google Tools - Kern Kelley

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Providing Meaningful Feedback - YouTube

A short tutorial about providing your peers meaningful feedback using the R.I.S.E. Model
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Get the Google Cache Age of a Web Page URL

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Get the Google Cache Age of a Web Page URL

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Creating customized maps for school trips

Creating customized maps for school trips | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it

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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Why Formative Assessments Matter

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Instructional Tech QuickGuide to Integration

Instructional Tech QuickGuide to Integration | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it

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Dean Mantz's curator insight, June 6, 9:57 AM

Thanks to @Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)  for sharing this infographic design by Anna Otto (http://techieteacher5280.blogspot.ca/) in Canada.  I like how her team organized the design by varying activities and tools one may use in accomplishing those tasks. 

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The Corruption of Assessments

The Corruption of Assessments | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
I just finished reading a post from my good friend and co-author of The Relevant Educator, Steve Anderson. His recent post, “Why Formative Assessments Matter” got me thinking about assessments in g...
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Assessments: Grade 6 | Alberta Assessment Consortium

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Listly Chrome Extension - quickly make lists from any site

Listly Chrome Extension - quickly make lists from any site | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
The Listly Chrome Extension allows users to quickly add items to their lists on Listly while browsing the web

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