Tag Archives: Formative assessment
Am I voted off the Island? The results are in, and I’m about to find out.
Finger poised over the mouse. Breath on hold. Prayer spoken silently. This was the moment I had been both dreading and anticipating. I was about to open the results of the survey I had sent out to all the junior … Continue reading
Cursor and Curiouser
After reading Daniel Pink‘s book, Drive, I kept thinking about the part in his book where he talks about “Fed Ex” days that some companies are adopting. The idea behind it is to give employees time to work on their own … Continue reading
Keeping Your Eye on the Target
Last week’s post was about why all teachers need to teach critical reading skills, regardless of subject taught. With this in mind, our junior high teachers set out to test the hypothesis. We had a general plan in mind: all … Continue reading
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