Tag Archives: formative assessment

Cool Tool | Illuminate DnA

There’s no question that looking at data helps inform instructional practice. But, too often, the data teachers need is either too difficult to collect and access—or too overwhelming to interpret effectively. Illuminate Education’s Data and Assessment (DnA) system was built from … Continue reading

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Finding a Constant

Perspective on personalized learning from a formative assessment expert. GUEST COLUMN | by Sally l’Anson Years ago, it was sufficient for teachers to provide feedback to students and their parents at set intervals via report cards, but that approach has … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | MobyMax Cognitive Skills Science

K-8 Cognitive Skills Science curriculum by MobyMax is based on transformative Touch Curriculum technology, which uses over 20,000 interactive manipulatives to engage students on a deeper level than traditional curriculum. Rather than simply reading textbook pages, Touch Curriculum gives students an immersive … Continue reading

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Modern Physics

Blogging as formative assessment: what I’ve learned. GUEST COLUMN | by Hayley Hutchinson When I introduced blogging to my high school Physics students at the beginning of the school year, they weren’t exactly ecstatic. I thought I had it all … Continue reading

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Driving Miss Daisy and Her Data

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis These days more than ever, data is driving our instruction. In this day of standardized testing, formative and summative assessment, MAP testing, and so much more—there’s a ton of data that follows our students … Continue reading

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