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Lessening school assesment stress

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When Danville Independent Schools in Kentucky overhauled its curriculum in 2009 to focus on 21st century skills, district leaders quickly realized they faced an assessment challenge: How would teacher
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Learning Sciences | Dylan Wiliam Center

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Dylan Wiliam and Learning Sciences International provide professional development to help schools increase student achievement through TLCs, programs, technology, and embedded formative assessment.
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Tweet from @edutopia

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How do you give students meaningful feedback? http://edut.to/1x7ntCv via @rebezuniga pic.twitter.com/XDdk0sQkMR
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Four Key Questions about Grading

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There’s an excellent article on grading in a recent issue of Cell Biology Education-Life Sciences Education. It offers a brief history of grading (it hasn’t been around for all that long), and then looks to the literature for answers to four key questions.
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ThinkCERCA

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Critical reading program buoyed by high-interest texts, clear structure
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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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Why Flunking Exams Is Actually a Good Thing

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To learn how to study, start by bombing a pretest.
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5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback

5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback | Feedback! (Formative Assessment Process or Standards-based Grading) | Scoop.it
Teacher feedback must be informative and encouraging for students to fully understand whether they're learning and what they can do to improve the learning process.
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Boom-Bang Homework Assignments

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Students are more likely to do homework if the assignments are engaging, relevant, and reasonable -- and if the teacher makes them accountable for it.
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Lindenwood University - Our Grades Were Broken: Overcoming Barriers and Challenges to Implementing Standards-Based Grading

Lindenwood University - Our Grades Were Broken: Overcoming Barriers and Challenges to Implementing Standards-Based Grading | Feedback! (Formative Assessment Process or Standards-based Grading) | Scoop.it
Multiple Case Study on the Implementation of Standards-Based Grading
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AcademicMerit | Products - FineTune

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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

Ineffective feedback and the Khan Academy | The Reflective Educator | Feedback! (Formative Assessment Process or Standards-based Grading) | Scoop.it
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