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Brain science: the answer to helping primary pupils cope with exam stress

Brain science: the answer to helping primary pupils cope with exam stress | Posts and Articles | Scoop.it
As Sats approach, exam pressure can block memory when students need it most. Here’s the neuroscience behind boosting test performance
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What's the Point of Assessment?

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For meaningful, effective assessment, teachers must clarify expectations, differentiate to ensure student success, and make the test less of a statement about their teaching.
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Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding

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Through alternative formative assessment, teachers can check for student understanding without falling back on the tedious or intimidating pop quiz.
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50 Questions To Promote Metacognition In Students

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50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think
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The PBL Super Highway... Over 45 Links To Great Project Based Learning

The PBL Super Highway... Over 45 Links To Great Project Based Learning | Posts and Articles | Scoop.it
Welcome to another post that I know you will want to share and bookmark. As I travel the country  I constantly have teachers ask me for places to find some engaging PBL ideas! Below you will find t...
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An Interview with Grant Wiggins: The Power of Backwards Design

An Interview with Grant Wiggins: The Power of Backwards Design | Posts and Articles | Scoop.it
When Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe wrote Understanding by Design (UbD) they did what no other educator had ever accomplished.
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Fostering Critical Thinking Skills with Online Tools

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Check out these tools to help students foster critical thinking skills in the classroom!
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Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught in School, But Usually Aren't

Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught in School, But Usually Aren't | Posts and Articles | Scoop.it
Even though we learn a great deal in school, some of the most essential skills we need as adults aren't universally, formally taught. Here are some of the subjects and skills we wish we'd learned in school early on (and which you can still learn now. It's never too late!).
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What Differentiated Instruction Is--And Is Not: The Definition Of Differentiated Instruction

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What Differentiated Instruction Is--And Is Not: The Definition Of Differentiated Instruction
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How Questions Promote Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Learning Across Subject Areas

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Foster more careful and grounded reading in students by asking questions of varying levels of difficulty.
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Flip This: Bloom’s Taxonomy Should Start with Creating

Flip This: Bloom’s Taxonomy Should Start with Creating | Posts and Articles | Scoop.it
One educator rethinks Bloom's Taxonomy because it gives the impression that there is a scarcity of creativity in students.
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