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Keeping it unreal

A student completing nightly worksheets assumes there is a greater purpose. Not so an old teacher like me.

My 8th-grade son delivered his usual stack of homework this week. 510 more words


Arabic Language Teachers in the State of Michigan: Views of Their Professional Needs

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Hassan Wafa


Michigan Arabic Teachers’ Council, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, USA.


A full-day summer conference directed by this investigator took place in Dearborn city under the umbrella of Western Michigan University for professional development of Arabic teachers serving public, private, and academic charter schools in Michigan. 734 more words

Module 3: Types of Classroom Assessment


When preparing for exams and other assessments, I usually take into consideration the following factors:

  • Topics covered
  • Difficulty level of topics
  • Expected knowledge, skills or behaviors to demonstrate…
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Reflections Insights And Realizations

Ace of Base(line) -- A New Paper on Building a Credible PMB

Glen Alleman, a leading consultant in program management (who also has a blog that I follow), Tom Coonce of the Institute for Defense Analyses, and Rick Price of Lockheed Martin, have jointly published a new paper in the… 872 more words

Project Management

Update on Performance Assessment Findings

As I’ve been learning more about performance assessments as an alternative to standardized testing I have come across the website for the National Center on Education and the Economy… 416 more words

Performance Assessment

Mixed marketing metaphors.

I have a mate who is an academic economist, a really smart guy used to arguing a point of view, and with a box of stats on call to support any contention he makes, alternatively to pull down anything that runs contrary to his argument. 439 more words


Random Thoughts on Performance Assessment

Sometimes it helps me to clarify ideas if I just jot down some things currently bouncing around my head. Please let me know your thoughts, opinions, or further musing on any of this stuff.   552 more words

Performance Assessment