Ross Cooper asks a great question: Should the 4Cs be graded? Should communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity be graded? Remember that assessment is for learning, feedback for improvement, but … Continue Reading Grade. Assess. Feedback
Teachers: Always Learning– Communicate to Families As I strive to become a better teacher, coach, and learner, I search for resources that help me grow, offering ideas that I can … Continue Reading 21st Century for Families #immooc
What are some examples that you consider innovative? How is it new and better than what previously existed? An example of a change in practice that is innovative in … Continue Reading Musings on Innovation for #immooc
Today’s DigiLitSunday topic is reflection. That’s an amazing word. I see my reflection in the mirror. I see my work reflects my efforts. I see my mistakes reflect I … Continue Reading Reflection #immooc #digilitsunday
Just wanted to share this great idea for rubrics and feedback from Jennifer Gonzalez. Instead of a rubric that describes each level, simply write the section that is “proficient.” On the … Continue Reading Idea for Rubrics: Feedback #140WC #C4C15
Is homework a valid strategy? Many schools in their effort to transform education are researching homework and its effectiveness. Some may turn to the work of Robert Marzano, due to his impact … Continue Reading #140WC Homework
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