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Project-Based Learning and Assessment 101

Project-Based Learning gives our students the opportunity to engage in authentic assessment processes, but in today’s high-stakes, standardized test driven education system, teachers often find themselves skeptical about incorporating PBL. 51 more words

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SE2R Can Revolutionize How We Assess Learning

Do you want to learn more about the SE2R (summarize, explain, redirect, resubmit) approach to assessment? In this article, Mark Barnes, explains how he uses this method of evaluation and reporting in his student-centered classroom that he calls a Results Only Learning Environment (ROLE). 27 more words

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Going Gradeless-Student Self-Assessment in PBL

“By replacing student grades with an end-of-quarter conference, you can change that persistent question of “Will I be graded on this?” to “What can I do better?” … 103 more words

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AWS vs. Azure IoT

It’s been a while since I first compare and assess these two IoT solutions, I was asked recently by many people:

How to choose your IoT platform? 161 more words


Fair and Square Assessment for ELLs

“Research has clearly demonstrated that assessments designed mainly for native English speakers may not be as reliable and valid for ELLs (Abedi, 2006).”

As teachers, sometimes we feel like we are stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to high-stakes standardized testing. 63 more words

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What we used to refer to as ‘job security’ can be tough to ensure in a time when every position seems temporary. LONG gone are the days when you worked for one employer your entire lifetime. 665 more words


Consultation & Health Appraisal

Attaining better health, physical appearance and reaching your
personal wellness goals is without a doubt the number one priority of your
personal trainer, but what tools within his scope of practice can he or she… 551 more words