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The Motions

Today, we went through the motions.

To begin the school year, all of the teachers and administrators meet up and discuss goals for the school year ahead of them. 122 more words


When has a teacher fulfilled her duties?

Teaching is a profession that requires more than you have to offer.  You are never done, you will never arrive.  Just when you think you have a handle on your subject, new standards come out or a new group of students matriculates into your classroom to start the learning process all over again.   1,200 more words


Effective, teacher-approved formative assessment practices

Creating a Classroom Culture of Learning: Key Formative Assessment Practices

Join Northwest Evaluation Association™ (NWEA™) on February 4 for Creating a Classroom Culture of Learning: Key Formative Assessment Practices… 139 more words


Climbing a Mountain

Sometimes being a teacher is discouraging. My students work so hard all day long. We have recently been taking our NWEA test and that is a math, reading, and science test to show where your students are. 173 more words


A meaningful alternative to high stakes testing

Is it just my imagination or is support for high stakes testing finally waning?  

Yesterday, Hamilton and Wheeler teachers participated in an inservice workshop presented by Tim Neville from… 172 more words

Would you support replacing Smarter Balanced with NWEA?

If we must have a state assessment, I would support NWEA over Smarter Balanced. Both of my children have taken NWEA.  NWEA provides teachers with immediate feedback on each student which is a valuable tool. 58 more words