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May 07, 2019

Student Experience: The Key to Deepening Student Learning

This past year, a group of D.C. charter and district teachers came together to create rubrics, performance assessments, and instructional design to develop students' critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

May 01, 2019

Culturally Relevant Performance Assessments: Lessons From Hawaiian-Focused Charter Schools

Students at Hawaiian-Focused Charter Schools complete culturally relevant capstone projects at key junctures in their education journey to demonstrate their learning and growth.

April 08, 2019

Culturally Responsive Assessment Practices Through Nā Hopena Aʻo (HĀ)

The Hawai'i education department's Office of Hawaiian Education is piloting a proficiency-based assessment model that is culturally responsive and place-based.

March 25, 2019

What Happens When You Really Listen? Student Voices and Reshaping Policy

The "If You Ask Me..." student-voice exhibit helps New Mexico educators and policymakers change the conversation and keep the needs of students at the center.

March 07, 2019

Different Paths to the Same Goal: College and Career Readiness

Two recent studies of Teach to One: Math highlight the tension in math between grade-level-based accountability systems and approaches to instruction that enable more personalized paths to college and career readiness.

March 04, 2019

Three Powerful Examples of School Districts Using Capstones and Portfolios

Colorado's guidelines for graduation offer a menu of options including performance-based demonstrations of college and career readiness such as portfolios and capstone projects.

February 27, 2019

Leveraging Data to Understand Students: Obstacles and Ideas for Data Practices

Stronger data practices can help leaders better utilize data as a way to deeply understand the students they serve.

February 12, 2019

Five Non-Negotiables in Assessment for Learning

A successful performance-assessment system requires these five non-negotiable qualities.

January 31, 2019

Feedback Loops Lead the Way to Mastery

Elementary students and their teacher reflect on getting feedback from experts, in support of growing as a learner.

November 09, 2018

Building Writing Skills, Fostering Agency: The National Writing Project's Student Using Sources Tool

Teachers helped the National Writing Project develop and test a peer-review tool designed to help students improve their evidence-based arguments in writing.

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