Category Archives: Assessment

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Rethink How We Assess Group Research

My brilliant colleague from Brazil, Silvana Meneghini, was wrapping her mind around group research at the high school level. In a FaceTime call she expressed her frustration of traditional assessment…

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Student Led Conferences: Sick and Tired of Blogs & Reflection?

Our students just finished a second round of Student Led Conferences (SLC) this school year (one in Semester 1 and another in Semester 2). SLCs are a formal opportunity for…

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Making Blogging Visible

As I am speaking of the benefits of blogging as a professional and student, I sometimes wonder if the word “blogging” is not a word we speak as we talk…

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Anatomy, Grammar, Syntax & Taxonomy of a Hyperlink

Hyperlinks make the World Wide Web what it is. If links did not exist, EVERY web page would be a stand alone. Let’s take a close look at these “clickable…

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Assessment in the Modern Classroom: Part Three- Blog Writing

I believe we are on our way of taking a modern classroomĀ learning opportunity and upgrading assessment forms to match new skills and new literacies while not forgetting traditionally assessed ones….