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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Class
Today, all students took the Albuquerque Performance Task for 6th grade.

Homework
None!

Standardized Test

Failing to Think Past the Surface

One of the biggest dangers (as well as areas of opportunity) of this era is in presentation– all things design, branding, and packaging.

Opportunity: use data, design, and language to keep things simple enough to understand, complex enough to not miscontrue beauty for truth. 178 more words

Thoughts

Monday, October 27, 2014

Starter
Please copy down the weekly agenda.  Then, sign out a computer from the laptop cart.

Class
After taking a technology survey and copying down the weekly agenda, students began the APS Performance Task, which is required for all students.

Homework
None!

In-Class Assignment

The Big Lie

The Big Lie

It’s been said, “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.”

Time Inc.’s website… 524 more words

New Common Core test to cost Oregon $4.5 million more

A new test that thousands of Oregon students are taking this spring will cost the state about $4.5 million more to deliver than the previous test.The state is replacing an annual test that was primarily multiple choice with one that includes more written responses, called the Smarter Balanced Assessment. 10 more words

Common Core

Three states take lead on Common Core, but are they moving too fast?

Forty-three states are currently signed on to the Common Core State Standards, a voluntary system designed to ensure that high school graduates are prepared for college. 41 more words

Common Core

Praxis

I need to register to take the Praxis test. I keep registering and every time something goes wrong.

Ugh.