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I have just found out that I'm going to be doing some Harvard Project Zero PD next year, which is very exciting. Now research!
I ran into a little push-back about assessment. The chief complaint was that increasing the number of assessments requires teachers to give up more instructional time to test kids. I couldn't agree more with. We don't need more tests. We need more instruction.
But here's the deal. Assessment is not testing. Assessment is determining if learning is actually taking place. In fact, assessment is a vital component on excellent instruction, and without assessment, you're not delivering instruction. You're disseminating information and opportunities to learn. "
Project Zero's Artful Thinking project was recently featured in Edutopia's Schools That Work series. Edutopia, the George Lucas Education Foundation, regularly publishes profiles on their website of K-12 schools, districts, and ...
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"Ready to shake things up and give your learners a performance boost? Check out the Mix & Match Your Assessment Techniques to Boost Performance Infographic for ideas on how to mix and match assessment techniques for your next training program."
“ I like and have always used games in my classrooms. One of my current educational interests is maker education. As such, I have begun creating games for maker education - see my first one, a board ...”
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“ A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy by TeachThought Staff The modern learner has to sift through a lot of information. That means higher level thinking skills like analysis and evaluation...”
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Louise Robinson-Lay's insight:
Learning now looks different. Are we teaching that way?
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