Posts tagged with: standards

Free & Easy Online Tech for Assessing Your Student’s Mastery

Essays. Quizzes. Reports. Q/As. Tests. Let’s face it. As teachers, we get tired of grading the same types of work. As parents, we get tired of reviewing the same types of activities. As students, we get tired of showing our understanding...
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3 Costs of Considering Student Voice

The world, in general, has very antiquated views of childhood and student capabilities. Despite the research supporting children’s ability to understand complex ideas with proper scaffolding and support from adults, many parents, educators, and leaders choose to withhold a multitude of...
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Basic: The US Standard

The Reading: “Data: Student Achievement in the Era of Accountability” published by Education Week on December 30, 2015 Nearly 15 years after the inception of President Bush’s No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, America’s 21st century reauthorization of President Johnson’s Elementary...
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Funding Failure in Education

The Reading: “Schools Unsure of Effectiveness of New Common Core Materials” published by U.S. News & World Report on October 15, 2015 Who cares if the textbooks we spend millions of taxpayer dollars on don’t exactly align with the curriculum standards upon which our...
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