Category Archives: beliefs

Everything You Wanted to Know About Formative Assessment But Were Afraid to Ask…

Recently Steven Anderson and I had an engaging discussion on the topic of Formative Assessment for ACER Education. Check out what we had to say. Some of the highlights: What Is Formative Assessment—As you can tell from our video, there … Continue reading

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The Handmaid’s Tale, Censorship, & Banned Books

Last week, I began watching The Handmaid’s Tale, a Hulu original series based off of the novel by Margaret Atwood. Set in a dystopian society and ruled by an extreme, fundamentalist regime; the series draws viewers in with multiple storylines, … Continue reading

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Beginning of the Year Laptop Expectations for the Classroom

  August signals the return to school for students and educators across the country. The beginning of the year is often filled with reconnecting with friends, building communities in the classroom, and handing out textbooks. But in some schools, students … Continue reading

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Contemporary Literacy Curriculum, #MakeLitREAL

This blog post is part of the CM Rubin World Global Search for Education which poses a question each month to leading educators for reflection and sharing. This month’s question is “Do you believe curriculum needs to be more relevant … Continue reading

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10 Instructional Strategies for the Differentiated Classroom

In a Differentiated Classroom, teachers begin where students are, not from the front of the textbook. They recognize the strengths and areas of growth in each individual and use multiple instructional practices to meet student needs and boost them up … Continue reading

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