Many teachers shy away from alternative assessments because they take extra time and effort to create and to grade. On the other hand, once the assessment guidelines and grading rubric are created, it can be filed away and used year after year. Here are 40 alternative assessment ideas to get you started!
For this year’s first blog entry from the Best Websites for Teaching and Learning committee, we’d like to present some practical tips and ideas for using Prezi in your libraries, classrooms, and professional development.
The most dreaded word in school reading for students: book reports. Teachers assign them, viewing them as a necessary component of assessing reading comprehension. Book reports can be a contributing factor to 'readicide'. Check out these techie alternatives to boring book reports!
When children are moved beyond Bloom’s lowest level, Remembering to the next level of Understanding, they are answering questions which ask them to organize previous information, such as: comparing, interpreting the meaning, or organizing the information. Therefore, children are basically just retelling information in their own words, which is not helping develop critical thinking skills.
The Five-by-Five Approach to Differentiation Success The following “Five-by-Five” approach to differentiation contains ideas that we have found effective in our classrooms. It is not a road map: It doesn't offer step-by-step ...
I never get tired of reading the thoughts and ideas that Carol Ann Tomlinson shares with the educational community about how to meet students' needs. Having seen her in action as a presenter, she is very captivating and ...
Everyone loves a good story. Writing it is another matter. Come to think of it, crafting a good story shouldn’t be too difficult. We are surrounded by stories of all kinds. Films and soap operas are the visual ones.
To realize your potential, 'dare to be different'CNNBy Rich Horwath, Special to CNN "The Physical Impossibility of Death," by artist Damien Hirst -- an example of success by differentiation, says Rich Horwath.
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