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ESSA Opportunity #1: Assessments

I am beginning a series of ten posts detailing opportunities I see us having with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This post deals with new opportunities afforded by ESSA for Assessments. 366 more words


ESSA: What Stays The Same?

I will continue my series of blog posts concerning the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) here with a post about what stays the same under ESSA. 495 more words


Why is ESSA so Fascinating?

I am so proud to be our Indiana State Board of Education’s representative to the task force, formed under HEA 1395, and charged with studying the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and our ISTEP+ summative high stakes Indiana test. 645 more words


SXSWedu -- A Great Place for Educators

By Oscar Sosa

In March, I had the opportunity to attend the South by Southwest Education Conference and Festival (#SXSWedu) in Austin, TX. The SXSWedu is a component of the South by Southwest (SXSW®) family of conferences and festivals that includes SXSW Music, Film and Interactive. 508 more words

Westtown School

Learning to be authentic: the heart of a premium school education

Top schools and universities in the UK and US have been saying it for centuries, and now the message is firmly out in the open for all to see – a truly effective education is about the development of the whole person to become a successful, well-rounded, happy young adult who can be an effective contributor to society. 531 more words

Global Education

360 Videos Provide Educators Accessible Global Education Option

I will never forget the first time I watched Peace Corps’ first 360 video. Using a smart phone and a pair of headphones, I was instantly walking through a village in Zambia. 335 more words


Leading Learning

This past week I had the opportunity to take another deep dive into the new Every Student Succeeds Act during the Legislative Conference of the… 458 more words