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A Modest Proposal, Homework Policy

A Modest Proposal, Homework Policy | education | Scoop.it
What's the number one problem in the country? Not enough homework! Or maybe not. Read Noam's blog and decide for yourself...
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If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel - A tediously accurate map of the solar system

If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel - A tediously accurate map of the solar system | education | Scoop.it

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amazing perspective 

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"A Tediously Accurate Scale Model of the Solar System"

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Tech Tips for Teachers and Teacher Educators: Technology for Formative Assessments

Tech Tips for Teachers and Teacher Educators: Technology for Formative Assessments | education | Scoop.it
Formative assessment goes digital. Ideas for engaging and meaningful formative assessment in the classroom. http://t.co/T5gO5ZzCWf # te831

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Authenticity in assessment, (re-)defined and explained

Authenticity in assessment, (re-)defined and explained | education | Scoop.it
What is “authentic assessment”? Almost 25 years ago, I wrote a widely-read and discussed paper that was entitled: “A True Test: Toward More Authentic and Equitable Assessment” that was  in the Phi ...

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Student Digital Portfolios: Redefining Assessment with iPads & Google Apps

Student Digital Portfolios: Redefining Assessment with iPads & Google Apps | education | Scoop.it
The first session of day two that I am attending is "Student Digital Portfolios: Redefining Assessment with iPads and Google Apps" by Holly Clark. You can view the slides from her presentation here...

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Digital Portfolios in the classroom

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Formative Assessment Is Foundational to Blended Learning -- THE Journal | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology

Formative Assessment Is Foundational to Blended Learning -- THE Journal | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | education | Scoop.it
Formative assessment began long before blended learning. But formative assessment is particularly in the spotlight now because it features so prominently in emerging blended learning programs.
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The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens | education | Scoop.it
E-readers and tablets are becoming more popular as such technologies improve, but research suggests that reading on paper still boasts unique advantages

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The Top 10 Free Web Tools (As Chosen By You) - Edudemic

The Top 10 Free Web Tools (As Chosen By You) - Edudemic | education | Scoop.it
There are a lot of web tools out there. Many of which are free or, at the very least, freemium. In other words, you can do a free trial to see if you like it. With so many to choose from, it’s tough to figure out which ones work best, are popular, are well supported, …
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Touch App Creator: Creating Powerful Web Apps for Teaching and Assessment - iPads in Primary Education

Touch App Creator: Creating Powerful Web Apps for Teaching and Assessment - iPads in Primary Education | education | Scoop.it

"The power of the iPad as a tool for creating varied high-quality multimedia content is extremely useful in the classroom and  with the app Creative Book Builder  by Tiger Ng it has been possible to easily create instructional and explanation texts with video content."


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Formative Assessment Is Foundational to Blended Learning -- THE Journal | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology

Formative Assessment Is Foundational to Blended Learning -- THE Journal | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | education | Scoop.it
Formative assessment began long before blended learning. But formative assessment is particularly in the spotlight now because it features so prominently in emerging blended learning programs.
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Marzano Research Laboratory | Teaching & Assessing 21st Century Skills, Tips

Marzano Research Laboratory | Teaching & Assessing 21st Century Skills, Tips | education | Scoop.it

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Digital Technology Tools for Implementing Formative Assessment – Post One

Digital Technology Tools for Implementing Formative Assessment – Post One | education | Scoop.it
Implementing formative assessment in the classroom is easier when using digital technology tools. Here are some to consider.

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Chris Carter's curator insight, July 16, 2013 4:23 PM

Useful synopses.

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Thank you, Floyd and Cristina!
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The Digital Divide: Paper vs. Screen

The Digital Divide: Paper vs. Screen | education | Scoop.it
The Digital Divide: Paper vs.Screen http://t.co/nKsIl42T by @BunchTrans #reading #books...

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Top 10 Reasons to Use Technology in Education: iPad, Tablet, Computer, Listening Centers

While there are some nay-sayers who bring up some negative effects of technology on education in the classrooms, mainly budgetary reasons, using new technolo...
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