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Your First Steps in Creating Tech-Savvy Teachers

Whether you’re an administrator looking to add more technology to your organization, or a teacher leading the tech charge in your school, helping other teachers get up to speed can ...
Understanding Student Success in the Age of Information

Understanding Student Success in the Age of Information

We live in the information age. We live in a period where information has never been more abundant, while at the same time, more easily accessible. If I want to find ...
Teaching to the Test vs. Testing What You Teach: Mastery-Based Evaluations

Teaching to the Test vs. Testing What You Teach: Mastery-Based Evaluations

Educators care about the content they teach. In the era of high stakes standardized testing, these same educators find themselves "teaching to the test" as a necessity." There are two ...
Why You Should Switch to Standards-Based Grading

Why You Should Switch to Standards-Based Grading

In an era of common core and standardized testing, the mention of “standards” has become polarizing. Some people believe that running standardized tests is the only sure way to measure, ...
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Understanding Teacher Evaluation: A Guide for Parents

It’s November, and that means, depending on where you live, parent-teacher interviews are fast approaching (if they haven’t happened already!) ...
Adaptive Testing: A Fairer, More Balanced Approach?

Adaptive Testing: A Fairer, More Balanced Approach?

In 2011, Georgia became the first country in the world to use computer adaptive testing for its high school exit exams. That May, 47,000 grade 12 students sat down in ...
3 Peer Review Strategies to Foster Student Engagement

3 Peer Review Strategies to Foster Student Engagement

Peer review becomes more common at the post-secondary level and is something that people experience in different forms throughout their career. Working with students to give and receive constructive feedback ...
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What Is Understanding by Design? (And Why Should Administrators Care?)

“Understanding by Design”—you may have heard this phrase before. Maybe it was even brought up in your professional development or used by one of your colleagues. But what does it ...
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The Most and Least Paid Teachers in the World

Even the education industry has a 1% ...

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