No two people can fit into the same boxes in a multiple choice test and by using these methods of assessment, we are reducing children and young adults to quantifiable measures for efficiency and ease.
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April 24, 2018
April 19, 2018
As I continue to reflect on my experiences this year, I will look deeply into my learning growth and challenges to set meaningful goals for the future and try not to be too hard on myself when things don't go my way the first time.
April 17, 2018
The work of school leadership like the work of classroom educators is nuanced and more complicated than it seems from the outside—I can truly appreciate that now from both sides.
April 15, 2018
Read as guest blogger Aric Foster shares why we should retain our passion for learning without holding on to practices that we are just comfortable with. Too often, they aren't serving the right purpose anymore, so we owe it to ourselves and our students to make some changes.
April 10, 2018
Grades don't communicate learning, even the students are starting to see that. Read on to see one student's take on report cards and why they fail at assessing student learning.
April 08, 2018
Guest blogger Laura Smiley shares how she uses peer feedback in her French classrooms and the impact it has had on student learning. Read on to see how a simple shift in typical language learning can produce amazing results.
April 05, 2018
One of the best parts of working in a school is that is never boring. From day to day, you just don't know the kind of crazy things that can happen, but you always know you have to be ready for the unexpected!
April 03, 2018
Guest blogger Michael Matera shares about gamification and making learning playful for students. Read to learn how to bring play into your classrooms.
March 29, 2018
The next time you present or attend a conference, remember there is something to learn from everyone and no matter how much you think you know, there is always more and that is the exciting part.
March 25, 2018
Hopefully, when I return to work after the weekend, the things that made it easier to connect with my team will only continue to strengthen as we get to know each other more. It's so important to make sure that we can see the people we work with, with empathy and make decisions about how we address each other on that.