Kristina Doubet, Heather Wolpert-Gawron, Thomas Guskey, Thom Markham and Nancy Sulla contribute their thoughts on assessment in today's classroom.
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April 09, 2016
April 06, 2016
David asks: Schools are expecting students to do more problem solving, in response to Common Core assessments. Businesses complain graduates are not creative. In response, schools have students engage in innovative design projects. Most parents, though, grew up on letter grades and lessons out of textbooks. They don't see the value in rubrics and performance assessments. How do we assess these projects so students and parents appreciate and understand what and how well students have done?
March 26, 2016
Wendy Jennings, Yvelyne Germain-McCarthy, Billy Bender, Derek Cabrera, and Ed Thomas contribute their thoughts on differentiated algebra instruction.
March 24, 2016
Stephanie asks: How do I differentiate Common core algebra for students who are more than 3 years below grade level and still expected to pass an Algebra regents (state test) to graduate from high school? My students receive one 45 minute math class a day and no resource room.
March 23, 2016
Jon Bergmann, Aaron Sams, Jake Goran, Steven Anderson, Derek Cabrera, and Rebecca Blink contribute their commentaries on the trials and tribulations of using ed tech.
March 19, 2016
Larissa Pahomov, Anne Jenks, Jared Covili, Billy Krakower, and Heather Staker will share what they've found to be common ed tech problems and how to respond to them effectively.
March 16, 2016
The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are the most common problems with ed tech and how can they be solved?
March 08, 2016
Frank E. Vargo, Cindy Pirro Vargo, Donna DeTommaso - Kleinert, Susan Hillyard and a reader contribute their thoughts on how to support ELLs with special needs.
March 05, 2016
Today, Maria Montalvo, Beverly Maxwell, Ann Wilson, Jennie Farnell share their suggestions on how to support English Language Learners with special needs.
March 02, 2016
The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are the best instructional strategies for working with ELLs who have special needs?