This article includes various alternative methods for the process of reviewing your students’ knowledge and understanding
Best Practice: Align Instruction & Assessment
Heick, T. (2018, May 24). 50 Questions Every Student Should Be Able To Answer Before They Graduate High School -. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
Usually–when it’s discussed at all–the kinds of questions stakeholders in education believe ‘students should be able to answer’ are academic (content-based), or practical (life skills).
Sawchuk, S. (2019, July 18). Influential Reading Group Makes It Clear: Students Need Systematic, Explicit Phonics. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
The International Literacy Association has put out a new brief endorsing “systematic and explicit” phonics in all early reading instruction.
Despite teachers identifying grading as one of the most frustrating parts of the job and decades of research demonstrating a need for reform, there is
Some teachers simply calculate marks privately. Others have students who know exactly where they stand in their learning because of ongoing communication about their progress,
Standards-based grading is not new, but it is also not widespread, despite demonstrated benefits to learning and achievement. So, how can we incorporate this concept
Percell, J. (2019, July 11). Strategies for Diving into Successful Grading Reform. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
The era of grading reform is in full swing. Teachers throughout the country are critically analyzing their grading practices and the effect grading has on
We have taken a look at the current debate in education about grading practices and created what we believe to be a more moderate, systematic
Baker, J. (2019, March 31). ‘Major distraction’: School dumps iPads, returns to paper textbooks. Retrieved July 13, 2019.
As classrooms across the country embrace digital textbooks, one Sydney school has declared the e-book era over and returned to the old-fashioned hard copy version
Ferlazzo, L. (2019, June 30). Response: Phonics Instruction Doesn’t Have to Be ‘Boring & Dull’. Retrieved July 8, 2019.
What is the appropriate role of phonics in reading instruction?