Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.
Every student has the capacity for rich, meaningful learning experiences. How can educators tap into the motivation that helps drive a love of learning in students? They key might be found in the “deeper learning” movement.
Flickr: Slaving By Jennifer Roland Essays have long been considered the gold standard for measuring students’ understanding of a subject. But because multiple-choice tests have been graded by machines, making them easy and relatively inexpensive to administer, these sub-standard assessments are primarily what schools use for standardized test. But is it possible to combine the […]