Assessment

  • Differentiated & Interdisciplinary Instruction

    by - Mar 19, 2015
    Any conversation of differentiated instruction is usually followed closely by the assessment connected to it—usually a pre- and post-test model, with plenty of check-ups in between. It is important to discover...
  • New Hampshire Leads PACE Assessment

    by - Mar 18, 2015
    New Hampshire, and the New Hampshire Department of Education (NHDOE), is setting the PACE with its Performance Assessment for Competency Education pilot (PACE). Four New Hampshire school districts, Epping, Sanborn Regional,...
  • Feedback Is More Than Raising Hands

    by - Mar 9, 2015
    If raising hands is the only feedback device used at schools, today, it should be cause for a loud learning alarm to go off, because it certainly could be classified as...
  • Spotlight on Assessment

    by - Mar 3, 2015
    Computer assessment and standardized testing are in the news with the launch of PARCC (http://parcc.pearson.com). It joins the Common Core as one of education’s controversial topics around the nation. Even districts...
  • Teachers and Students Should Know Better!

    by - Dec 9, 2014
    Teachers should know better than anyone else how their students learn and what their students know. And in this time of letting the students control their own learning, the teacher should...
  • EdTech: Beyond Hands Held High

    by - Aug 22, 2014
    EdTech can help us get beyond just hands held high. Having said that, I find it very interesting that the responses I still get for the reasons assessment technology isn’t used...