Thursday, January 31, 2019

Educational Links 2/1/19

What We're Getting Wrong About Credit Recovery

Artist Who ‘Just Happens To Be Autistic’ Winning Acclaim

When Am I Ever Going to Use This?


What We Know About the Long-Term Effects of ADHD Medications


Confronting the Abominable Snow Day


A LOOK BACK: TEACHERS MIGHT FIND THIS LIST OF ELL ACCOMMODATIONS USEFUL…


Single-Point Rubrics and Checkmark Make Your Life Easier & Your Kids Smarter


 Quick review – why use a single-point rubric? 
  • Simple to create
  • Clear, specific, higher quality, and individualized feedback
  • Focus is on feedback and improvement, not just a grade. (Great if you’re moving to standards-based assessments or away from traditional grading.)
  • Allows for flexibility in teacher feedback without losing clear expectations
  • Supports student performance and creativity beyond proficient
  • Encourages students to actually read and internalize our feedback





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