Why one school district added yet another assessment to an already full testing docket.
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June 23, 2015
June 23, 2015
It is the assessments and how they are used that is the heart of the issue.
June 22, 2015
A personal connection to art can alter our perception of our world and ourselves, writes Rick Lear of Envision Learning Partners.
June 19, 2015
No one ever asks for more worksheets. Projects with authentic audiences are the best way to get students inspired.
June 18, 2015
No matter the intention of the assessment of performance, whether of student, teacher, or principal, the result is an evaluation that is most often received as a judgment of and a stopping place for the evaluated.
June 11, 2015
A pioneering effort at performance assessment from the early 1990s failed, suggesting lessons for current efforts.
June 08, 2015
A new report from Stanford University examines the factors that can support or hinder performance assessment.
June 05, 2015
A new survey by the Gates Foundation finds that nearly all teachers regularly use digital tools like digital gradebooks, but are unhappy with the data or the tools they have access to.
June 04, 2015
How the widespread use of cheap, multiple-choice tests in the United States prevents teachers from benefiting from one of the best forms of professional development in the field.
June 03, 2015
Mergers and acquisition opportunities in K-12 will focus on companies that provide adaptive learning and online assessments, according to Berkery Noyes.