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Teachers around the U.S. are struggling with just how to create common formative assessments. Of course, it's a lot more complicated than just coming up with a little quiz or thinking up an exit ticket at the end of class. A lot of the work deals with meetings within our department. We get together to discuss the scope and sequence of what we teach. Then we have to generate the actual assessment.
Once the assessment is deployed, of course it has to be analysed. We once again have to…Continue
A personal observation: Back when I began my early education, the year was 1952. I don’t believe Pre-K even existed back then, so I started my education in Kindergarten. There is no doubt in my mind that in my early education I was exposed to educators who were students of a 19th Century education. Those teachers were teaching content to kids using methods they had learned in the 1800’s. Content back then was more solid and more trustworthy. Things did not change. Encyclopedias,…Continue
Added by Thomas Whitby on February 3, 2012 at 12:25pm — No Comments
Check out my latest blog post about our activities for Digital Learning Day.
Added by Kiera Chase on February 1, 2012 at 9:53pm — No Comments
I am currently working with the PE department on creating a UbD unit for Team Sports. If anyone knows of good resources that address UbD, specifically implementing with PE, I am open for suggestions.
Added by John Mitchell on February 1, 2012 at 4:41pm — No Comments