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Moving from Feedback to Feedforward

Moving from Feedback to Feedforward | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
Instead of rating and judging a person's performance in the past, feedforward focuses on their development in the future.
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6 Reasons to Try a Single-Point Rubric | Edutopia

6 Reasons to Try a Single-Point Rubric | Edutopia | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
A format that provides students with personalized feedback and works to keep them from focusing solely on their grade.
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10 Tips for Embedding Digital Portfolios as Part of your Classroom Habits | Silvia Tolisano- Langwitches Blog

10 Tips for Embedding Digital Portfolios as Part of your Classroom Habits | Silvia Tolisano- Langwitches Blog | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
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The Art of Reflection

The Art of Reflection | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
Portfolios allow students to regularly reflect on their learning process—deepening their connection to content.
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Maximizing Your Feedback’s Impact

Maximizing Your Feedback’s Impact | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
You’ve crafted high-quality feedback. Now here are four tips for helping your students engage with it.
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Making Sure Your Praise Is Effective

Making Sure Your Praise Is Effective | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
Research-backed ideas on how to give meaningful praise to inspire and reinforce positive behavior.
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Equity in the Gradeless Classroom Roundtable

Equity in the Gradeless Classroom Roundtable | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
Does going gradeless automatically guarantee an equitable classroom? Could gradelessness produce inequitable outcomes? Can privilege, bias, and oppression still find its way into my teaching practice, regardless of my best intentions? I, for one, am thankful to have had gradeless educators pushing my thinking about these questions, helping me move from naive optimism to a…
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Even teachers now say that academics are not the key to kids’ success

Even teachers now say that academics are not the key to kids’ success | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
To many, increasing automation and the unprecedented pace of technological changes mean kids need more than just academic skills to succeed. They need confidence and motivation to tackle problems, interpersonal skills to work with others and the resilience to stay on task when things fall apart. New research from the Sutton Trust, a Britis
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6 Questions to Ask Yourself Every Day

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Every Day | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
  It is important to reflect as an educator every day. Here are six questions that you can ask yourself at the end of each day to model a growth mindset this year!   Ric
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Feedback That Works

Feedback That Works | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
Teamwork and collaboration are bywords in education today, as they are in contemporary workplaces in all fields. More than ever, our daily tasks, our goals, and our overall performance are shaped and evaluated in collaborative settings, through peer and supervisory feedback. And it’s easy to agree that feedback can be a powerful tool for growth. Then why is it so hard to give feedback, and often even harder to hear it? Why do we feel that feedback misses the mark — that it’s generic or irrelevant, or, worse, that it’s undermining, or threatening?
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Teachers’ Familiarity and Use of Formative Assessment Strategies to Enhance Student Learning | OERE | Ontario Education Research Exchange

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For Elementary Schools, the Search for an Ideal Coding Curriculum Is Far From Over (EdSurge News)

For Elementary Schools, the Search for an Ideal Coding Curriculum Is Far From Over (EdSurge News) | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
Part of the President’s recent announcement of the CS For All initiative calls for “expanding access to high-quality instructional materials.”At the primary grade level, however, I am having a hard time finding any materials that qualify.This may seem hard to believe. After all, there are hundreds o
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AJEd 020 : Starr Sackstein: Hacking Assessment: Anatomy of a No-Grades Classroom

AJEd 020 : Starr Sackstein: Hacking Assessment: Anatomy of a No-Grades Classroom | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
In this episode of the Adam Jones Education Podcast, Tom Morgan (guest co-host) and I welcome Starr Sackstein back to the show. We talk about her recent book, Hacking Assessment, and what it takes …
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Five Components of Good Feedback

Five Components of Good Feedback | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
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Why Giving Effective Feedback Is Trickier Than It Seems

Why Giving Effective Feedback Is Trickier Than It Seems | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
Feedback is a crucial part of learning, but only when it helps students target learning goals and comes at the right moment in the trajectory of a project.
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Goodbye ABCs: How One State Is Moving Beyond Grade Levels and Graded Assessments - EdSurge News

Goodbye ABCs: How One State Is Moving Beyond Grade Levels and Graded Assessments - EdSurge News | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
project-based learning, learner agency, whole person development, blended learning and competency-based assessment.
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21 Tools for Conducting Digital Formative Assessments - Best of 2017

21 Tools for Conducting Digital Formative Assessments - Best of 2017 | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
As I do during this week every year, I am taking some time off to relax and prepare for the new year. Every day this week I will b
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7 Reflection Tips for Assessment, Empowerment, and Self-Awareness

7 Reflection Tips for Assessment, Empowerment, and Self-Awareness | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
Through being reflective about your own teaching practices, model and guide students toward a more reflective approach to their projects, grades, actions, and reactions.
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No laptops in the lecture hall – Seth Godin – Medium

No laptops in the lecture hall – Seth Godin – Medium | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
The typical classroom experience used in high school and college is fundamentally broken, but there’s a simple solution. In a recent NY Times op-ed, Susan Dynarski, a professor of education, public…
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Making Student Feedback Work

Making Student Feedback Work | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it

Via Grant Montgomery, Dean J. Fusto
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7 Ideas for Student Reflection

7 Ideas for Student Reflection | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
  Student reflection should be a key component of any lesson. Try these ideas for student reflection during any lesson. Do you have other creative reflection ideas for students? Share in the comments section below.
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Documenting Learning

Documenting Learning | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
As I've discussed in numerous posts, I am an experiential educator. I believe in and promote learning-by-doing and hands-on learning. I approach experiential learning from a cycle of learning which includes reflecting on and analysis of things done through learning-by-doing. https://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2016/01/13/a-natural-and-experiential-cycle-of-learning/ Reflection, as part of the experiential learning cycle, is often as or even more…
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Grades, Learning, and Change - Leading, Learning, Questioning via Aaron Hogan

Grades, Learning, and Change - Leading, Learning, Questioning via Aaron Hogan | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, a teacher shared with me a question his had given to his students. He asked them, “If you had the choice for your next grade, would you choose an 88 that you really worked hard for and learned something to earn or 95 where you won’t remember anything after the grade and didn’t …

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