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Assessment | Edutopia

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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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Pedagogical Documentation: Why? When? Who? What? Where? How?

Pedagogical Documentation: Why? When? Who? What? Where? How? | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
By: Diane Kashin, Ed.D, RECE. As someone who has been asked often to teach pedagogical documentation to students and professionals, I grapple with the process and all it entails. It is difficult to define pedagogical documentation as definitions run from the simple to the complex. I like the way Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years,…
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The Anatomy of a Great Reflection - Starr Sackstein, MJE, NBCT

The Anatomy of a Great Reflection - Starr Sackstein, MJE, NBCT | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
A great reflection is an art form that must be taught, then practiced and later refined, over and over again... Continue reading »
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How To Design A 21st Century Assessment -

How To Design A 21st Century Assessment - | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
How To Design A 21st Century Assessment by Mike Fisher Contemporary curriculum design involves multiple facets: engaging 21st Century skills, using digital tools, collaborating...
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7 Key Characteristics Of Better Learning Feedback

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7 Key Characteristics Of Better Learning Feedback

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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

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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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Using Design Thinking in Higher Education

Using Design Thinking in Higher Education | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it

Design thinking was popularized by the Silicon Valley design firm IDEO, and its applicability to a wide range of challenges and solutions is presented in IDEO founder Tim Brown's book, Change by Design.

Design thinkers strive to balance what is desirable from a user's point of view with what is feasible with technology and viable from a business factors perspective.

 

As figure 1 shows, this general overview of design thinking begins to reveal a bit about the five principles behind the approach and the process that brings them to life.

 


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Langwitches Blog

Langwitches Blog | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
Langwitches, The Magic of Learning.
Modern learning that transforms education in the 21st century. Finding new forms and redefining learning for the challenges of the future .
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How To Give Students Specific Feedback That Actually Helps Them Learn

How To Give Students Specific Feedback That Actually Helps Them Learn | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
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Free Resources — HookED

Free Resources — HookED | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Scoop.it
FREE HookED SOLO RESOURCES Free resources to help you introduce SOLO Taxonomy as a model of learning with students, teachers, parents, whānau and community. HookED SOLO on Social Media – connecting with educators all over the globe – SOLO on […]
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