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Putting the FORM in Formative Assessment

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Formative assessment works best when students understand what their learning looks like. Here are some guidelines for making it fun, organic, relevant, and meaningful.

Via John Evans
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From one of my favourite regular reads, this post is about how to create meaningful formative assessment.
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Alternatives to traditional homework

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Alternatives to Homework/Worksheets via Shannon Smith, http://connectedprincipals.com/archives/4533 based on Kathleen Cushman, Fires in the Mind: What kids can tell us about motivation and mastery


Via Inna Piankovska, Shona Whyte, Teaching, Learning & Developing with Technology
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Understanding Shakespeare

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Explore Shakespeare scholarship in new ways. Understanding Shakespeare is a partnership between JSTOR Labs and the Folger Shakespeare Library. This new and open tool enables anyone to pick a play, click on a line, and instantly see articles on JSTOR that reference the text.
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JStor have a line by line Shakespeare resource in conjunction with the Folger Library. You can select a line and then link to research articles that mention that line. This is a really comprehensive resource for English teachers.
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How to start an amazing class blog

How to start an amazing class blog | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
7 Free tools that teachers can use to set up dynamic class blogs including resources, links to getting started guides, and quick reviews.
Via Patty Ball
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