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.
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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
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
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
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
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
Stronger data practices can help leaders better utilize data as a way to deeply understand the students they serve.
February 12, 2019
A successful performance-assessment system requires these five non-negotiable qualities.
January 31, 2019
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.