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Tips for Teachers: Using Google Forms for Grading Rubrics - YouTube

This video was brought to you by Kevin Brookhouser, Google Apps Certified Trainer Google Forms have a number of use cases in the classroom. From polls to sur...
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New Google Classroom Features! - YouTube

The Official Roll out of Google Classroom includes an About page for details and files. The biggest news is teachers will have access to student work the mom...
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Smart Homework: 13 Ways to Make It Meaningful

Smart Homework: 13 Ways to Make It Meaningful | Feedback! (Formative Assessment Process or Standards-based Grading) | Scoop.it
"I've been accumulating guiding principles for creating highly motivating homework assignments for many years," writes expert Rick Wormeli. "Here are a baker's dozen. Choose the ones most appropria...
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Teaching More by Grading Less (or Differently)

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Five U.S. innovations that helped Finland’s schools improve but that American reformers now ignore

Five U.S. innovations that helped Finland’s schools improve but that American reformers now ignore | Feedback! (Formative Assessment Process or Standards-based Grading) | Scoop.it
Finnish educator and scholar Pasi Sahlberg explains in an important post.
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One Teacher's View of Formative Assessment

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Math intervention teacher and educational technologist, Penny Strait explains why her focus is on formative assessments rather than high stakes exams.
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Why the ‘learning pyramid’ is wrong

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UMPI transitions to new learning approach to match changes happening at high school level

UMPI transitions to new learning approach to match changes happening at high school level | Feedback! (Formative Assessment Process or Standards-based Grading) | Scoop.it
BANGOR, Maine — In order to keep in step with a major change that public high schools will embark on before 2018, the University of Maine at Presque Isle will move to a new system for evaluating students’ learning. This style of educating, called proficiency-based education, requires that students demonstrate [...]
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Homework, Sleep, and the Student Brain

Homework, Sleep, and the Student Brain | Feedback! (Formative Assessment Process or Standards-based Grading) | Scoop.it
At some point, every parent wishes their high school aged student would go to bed earlier as well as find time to pursue their own passions -- or maybe even choose to relax. This thought reemerged as
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Here’s how much your high school grades predict your future salary

Here’s how much your high school grades predict your future salary | Feedback! (Formative Assessment Process or Standards-based Grading) | Scoop.it
A new study says high school GPAs could be a predictor of future earnings.
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math shell .pdf with sample student responses

math shell .pdf with sample student responses

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How a Classroom Game Becomes an Embedded Assessment

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In Galactic Mappers, a social studies game about physical geography, students compete in teams to create the most geographically diverse continent in a shared hemisphere. This group mapping proje
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Response: 'The Grading System We Need to Have'

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Rick Wormeli, the well-known educator, author, and speaker, has agreed to provide the primary response today. In addition, several readers contributed their own thoughts.
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New grading system coming for Iowa students, teachers | KCRG-TV9 | Cedar Rapids, Iowa News, Sports, and Weather

New grading system coming for Iowa students, teachers | KCRG-TV9 | Cedar Rapids, Iowa News, Sports, and Weather | Feedback! (Formative Assessment Process or Standards-based Grading) | Scoop.it
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Creating Classroom Discussions with Google Sheets

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  Here is an easy way to get started using spreadsheets in your classroom. I use Google Sheets to have students enter in their voice on a discussion topic. I can project the entire spreadsheet...
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Student voice via feedback.......guides us

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Kati searcy presentation formative assessment 8.6.2014 final

Formative Assessment with Digital Tools Twitter: @katisearcy Website: katisearcy.weebly.com
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Dangers of Focusing Solely on Grading | WJPS Publications: voice of the students | World Journalism Preparatory School | 34-65 192nd Street, Flushing, NY, 11358

Dangers of Focusing Solely on Grading | WJPS Publications: voice of the students | World Journalism Preparatory School | 34-65 192nd Street, Flushing, NY, 11358 | Feedback! (Formative Assessment Process or Standards-based Grading) | Scoop.it
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To Stop Cheating, Nuclear Officers Ditch The Grades

To Stop Cheating, Nuclear Officers Ditch The Grades | Feedback! (Formative Assessment Process or Standards-based Grading) | Scoop.it
A switch to pass-fail grading is curbing the "perfection" culture among U.S. nuclear missile forces. Critics of the old way say striving to be perfect invited cheating by those who launch the nukes.
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Beyond the Bubble Test: Why We Need Performance Assessments

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Last spring, while millions of American students were bubbling in answers to multiple-choice questions on the ubiquitous tests that determine school and teacher ratings, student promotions, graduation, and college admissions, some students were meeting a higher standard. At the Urban Academy, a second chance high school in New York City that is part of the New York Performance Standards Consortium, Gemma Venuti completed the set of research papers that were part of her graduation portfolio — and defended them before a committee of teachers, students, and experts from outside the school.
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Ineffective feedback and the Khan Academy | The Reflective Educator

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Grades, The Current Educational Dinosaurs | Starr Sackstein, MJE, NBCT

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Surgeons Don’t Need Grades | Brilliant or Insane

Surgeons Don’t Need Grades | Brilliant or Insane | Feedback! (Formative Assessment Process or Standards-based Grading) | Scoop.it
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@Westylish's Blog: Using Socrative to Connect the Learning and Develop Understanding

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Pushback on standardized testing around the country getting stronger

Pushback on standardized testing around the country getting stronger | Feedback! (Formative Assessment Process or Standards-based Grading) | Scoop.it
In more than 20 states.
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Frictionless Formative Assessment with Social Media

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In a seminal experience sampling study (EMS), Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi gave beepers to teenagers with instructions to write down what they were feeling and thinking whenever the devices went off. This
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