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Infographics assignment


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Good tool for infographic assessment.

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An Open Letter to Pearson

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Classroom teacher Jacob Tanenbaum writes that his school's resources are being drained for testing.
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Hmmm.... What do you think?

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Sahlberg.pdf

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Lots of great info about how the Finns do it.

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Inside the Black Box: Raising standards through classroom assessment

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A manifesto that we should all read.

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Yes, You Can Teach and Assess Creativity!

Yes, You Can Teach and Assess Creativity! | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
A recent blog by Grant Wiggins affirmed what I have long believed about creativity: it is a 21st-century skill we can teach and assess. Creativity fosters deeper learning, builds confidence and creat
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What do you think? How would you teach and assess creativity?

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Moving Beyond KWL Charts To Assess Prior-Knowledge

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Moving Beyond KWL Charts To Assess Prior-Knowledge
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Instead of KWL at the start of a unit, use problem-based questions. GREAT idea!

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Common Core Big Idea 5: Consider Meaningful Assessment

Common Core Big Idea 5: Consider Meaningful Assessment | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Editor's note: This is the fifth post in a five-part series which takes a look at five big ideas for implementation of the Common Core State Standards, authored by Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins.
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All 5 posts are available here from Wiggins and McTighe. See what they say about designing backwards, using the standards.

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Ways to Teach Using Infographics ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Great ideas here for using infographics for assessment. Be sure to watch Kathy Schrock's short video, which is linked in the post.

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10 Wonderful Common Core Standards Cheat Sheets ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Wonderful Common Core Standards Cheat Sheets ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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Some are for younger grades, but there are also some really useful rubrics here for older grades.

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How Do We Define and Measure “Deeper Learning”?

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Flickr:Saxtourigr In preparing students for the world outside school, what skills are important to learn? This goes to the heart of the research addr
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"Deeper learning" is the process of learning for transfer", which includes three domains for competence: cognitive, intrapersonal, and interpersonal. Support deeper learning through: curriculum and instruction; assessments; teacher professional development.

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easel.ly | create and share visual ideas online

This is a great free tool for creating sophisticated looking infographics. The tool uses well designed templates which you can edit and add your own information to.

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Harvard Education Letter: Assessing the New Common Core Tests

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Some useful information.

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How_to_Create_Rubrics.pdf

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Helpful reminder for assessing all the important things...

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Rick Wormeli: Formative and Summative Assessment

"You have to begin to weigh formative versus summative assessment." Rick Wormeli, author of Fair Isn't Always Equal and Differentiation, explains the differe...
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Terrific, short video about formative assessment.

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On assessing for creativity: yes you can, and yes you should

On assessing for creativity: yes you can, and yes you should | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
I tweeted yesterday an interesting news item in Erik Robelen's blog in Education Week that a few states (Oklahoma, California, Massachusetts) are seriously looking into some sort of assessment of c...
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This is a fantastic article not only about assessing creativity, but also about assessing "impact" and encouraging students to strive for it. Be sure to look at the links near the bottom for GRASPs too. The first few pages of that attachment are examples; scroll down to the end to get tips, instructions, and directions.

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40 Interesting Ways To Use Word Clouds For Learning

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40 Interesting Ways To Use Word Clouds For Learning
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GREAT ideas here!

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ASCD Express 8.11 - Putting Students at the Center

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Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Articles: Letting go of hw and worksheets; Independent learning; Critical role of feedback; Student-led conferences; CC- Putting students first; Encourage and develop student voice; CC toolkit for principals.

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16 Ways Teachers Use Pinterest ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

16 Ways Teachers Use Pinterest ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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Don't be afraid to try using this tool with your students! Great way to organize, curate, and share information.

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Beyond the Book Report: Ten Alternatives

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In my last post I described 10 ways to cultivate a love of reading in kids. I want to expand on that theme by suggesting 10 alternatives to the book report.
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Some really great, creative ideas here!

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Socrative | Student Response System

Socrative | Student Response System | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational games and exercises via smartphones and tablets. Our apps are super simple and take seconds to load and run.
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Really great site for real-time assessment! Students use whatever device they have - smart phones, portable laptops, iPads - and respond for instant feedback.

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Test and Assess – be a curator!

Test and Assess – be a curator! | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Paint cures but what’s that to do with testing?
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Compares Bloom's Taxonomy to the Engagement Pyramid, and Beth Kantor's step-by-step process for content curation. 

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Resources for Infographics as a Creative Assessment - Infographics

Resources for Infographics as a Creative Assessment - Infographics | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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